Francis Bacon painting breaks Christie's record (17)

BBC 2014.02.14 10:38
A masterpiece by the British painter Francis Bacon has become the most valuable piece of artwork ever sold by Christies auction house in Europe. The six-foot canvas of the artist's lover and muse George Dyer had been expected to sell for бё28m ($47m), but eventually went for бё42m ($70m) during a sale in London. Tim Allman reports.
BACON, DYER, FRANCIS, LOVER, TRIPTYCH, PORTRAIT, Dyer, Hirst, Paris, New York, USA