Painting Sells for Record $142 Million

November 13, 2013 Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT

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Painting Sells for Record $142 Million

November 13, 2013 Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT

Francis Bacon's painting 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' sold for a record $142,405,000 at Christie's Auction House in New York on Tuesday. Christie's says the work sold after six minutes of fierce bidding.

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