Acclaimed artists at Sotheby's

A high point of the February international auction calendar is Sotheby's contemporary art evening auction in London, which features works by Bacon, Rothko and Basquiat.

27th January, 2013

A high point of the February international auction calendar is Sotheby's contemporary art evening auction in London, which features works by Francis Bacon, Mark Rothko, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jeff Koons.

With prices for Bacon now in the stratosphere, expectations are high for the star lot, the ethereal triptych, each signed, titled and dated 1980. The paintings are expected to realise in the region of £10 million-£15 million.

Executed when Bacon was...

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