The past year is remembered for several high-profile auctions and impressive amounts of sales.
1. November 12, 2013 at Christie’s auction easily went under the hammer the work of Francis Bacon Triptych “Three sketches for the portrait of Lucien Freud” for 142 million us dollars and became the most expensive painting ever sold at auction. It is noteworthy that the auction lasted only 6 minutes.
The painting was painted by the artist at king’s College London in 1969. The author posed close friend and colleague – English artist Lucien Freud.
The work was put up for sale by a collector from Europe, the name of the buyer is also not disclosed Continue reading