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Francis Bacon’s Screaming Pope and a String of Artist Records Deliver Sotheby’s a Robust $342 Million Contemporary Sale

Nearly two and a half hours of lively bidding, particularly for premier lots by Francis Bacon and Mark Rothko, assured Sotheby’s contemporary evening sale a vigorous showing to nearly close out New York’s May auction week on Thursday night. The sale’s premium-inclusive total of just under $342 million clawed … Read entire story.

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