Artist’s Resale Right

When Lucian Freud’s 1995 portrait Benefits Supervisor Sleeping was soldat auction in May this year by Christie’s in New York for £17.2m (reportedly toChelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich), it set a new world record price for thesale of a work of art by a living artist.

07/08/2008

When Lucian Freud’s 1995 portrait Benefits Supervisor Sleeping was sold
at auction in May this year by Christie’s in New York for £17.2m (reportedly to
Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich), it set a new world record price for the
sale of a work of art by a living artist.

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