The salesroom at Christie's auction house is shown in this handout photo provided by Christie's Images Ltd November 13, 2013 during the auction of Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" in ... more 
The salesroom at Christie's auction house is shown in this handout photo provided by Christie's Images Ltd November 13, 2013 during the auction of Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" in New York November 12, 2013. The oil on canvas triptych, painted in 1969, became the most expensive work of art ever sold when it fetched $142.4 million in one of the biggest auctions in history. REUTERS/Christie's Images Ltd/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS less 
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