Francis Bacon Triptych May Break Auction Record for Artist at Christie’s Next Month

October 13th, 2013

Francis Bacon, Three Studies of Lucian Freud (1969), via BloombergOn November 12th in New York, Christie’s will offer a classic triptych by Francis Bacon of fellow artist Lucien Freud, estimated to sell for an artist record of $95 million.  The piece comes from an unidentified European collection, and is one of only two Bacon triptychs of Freud.  It has never been on the auction block before. Read more at Bloomberg