An employee of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel walks past paintings inside a gallery before the start of Christie's first auction in India, in Mumbai December 19, 2013. The auction showcases Indian modern ... more 
An employee of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel walks past paintings inside a gallery before the start of Christie's first auction in India, in Mumbai December 19, 2013. The auction showcases Indian modern masters such as M.F. Husain and includes works considered national treasures by Rabindranath Tagore and Amrita Sher-Gil as well as some contemporary pieces. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS) less 
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