Francis Bacon's Painting  Lucian Freud Fetches Record $52.5M

For those who don't know Francis Bacon, he was an Irish-born UK artist.

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He is best known for his raw & unsettling imagery.

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His 20th-century painting of Lucian Freud got sold for $52.5 million in London.

The name of the painting is "Study for Portrait of Lucian Freud." And it was painted in 1964 in cubism style.

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The painting depicted a portrait of Lucian Freud sitting on a bench with distorted face.

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Lucian Freud was a British painter and a close friend of Bacon.

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Both of them first met in 1944.

In late 1982, both became the pillars of England contemporary art.

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