Screen Shot 2015-04-15 at 10.27.29 Mark Rothko, Untitled (Yellow and Blue) 1954
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It is estimated that in total the three pieces will fetch $100 million.

On 12th May, Sotheby's Postwar and Contemporary evening sale will include Rothko's Untitled (Yellow and Blue) 1954. The piece comes from the collection of Mr and Mrs Mellon and is estimated at $60 million. The current record for a Rothko work sold is nearly $87 million.

7541 Lucian Freud, Benefits Supervisor Resting, 1994
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Lucian Freud's Benefits Supervisor Resting, 1994 has an estimate of $30 million–$50 million and will be going under the gavel at Christie's Contemporary Art evening sale on 13th May. Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, one of Freud's other nudes, sold for $33.6 million in 2008. It currently holds the record for a living artist for the most expensive painting sold.

Sothebys-515-van-Gogh Vincent Van Gogh, L'Allée des Alyscamps, 1888
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The Van Gogh work to feature at Christie's comes from his Arles period. L'Allée des Alyscamps is estimated at $40 million. The last time the piece was at auction was at Christie's, New York, in 2003 where it was bought for $11.8 million.

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