Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol Art Set Contemporary Auction Record

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According to auction giant Sotheby’s, pieces by Francis Bacon & Andy Warhol have been auctioned off for the staggering figure $190 million.

Due to the large amount of cash the modern art pieces brought in, Sotheby’s is claiming a new world record for a European art auction.

The pieces that were sold included: Francis Bacon’s ‘Study of Nude With Figure In A Mirror’, which brought in $40 million & three of Andy Warhol’s self-portraits sold for $23 million.

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