Nightly News   |  November 13, 2013

Painting auctioned for $142 million

A three-panel piece by Francis Bacon became the most expensive painting ever auctioned. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> we want to show you the most expensive painting ever sold at auction tonight. three of them actually. a triptych. a painting by francis bacon of lucius freud. last night an anonymous rich person paid