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Art Auctions-12

This Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 photo provided by Christie's New York shows the bidding during the auction for the 1969 painting by Francis Bacon, "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" in New York. "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" was sold at Christie's postwar and contemporary art sale for over $142 million in New York, a record for most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. (AP Photo/Christie's Images LTD. 2013)