7541 Lucian Freud, Benefits Supervisor Resting, 1994
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The works could fetch a combined $100 million. Freud's Benefits Supervisor Resting, 1994 is estimated to reach $30 million–$50 million at Christie's Contemporary Art evening sale on May 13. Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, another of Freud's nudes, sold for $33.6 million in 2008, and holds Freud's record for the most expensive painting sold by a living artist.

Sothebys-515-van-Gogh Vincent Van Gogh, L'Allée des Alyscamps, 1888
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Van Gogh's L'Allée des Alyscamps, from his Arles period, has an estimate of $40 million. The work was last on auction in 2003, at Christie's New York, where it sold for $11.8 million.

Screen Shot 2015-04-15 at 10.27.29 Mark Rothko, Untitled (Yellow and Blue) 1954
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Sotheby's Postwar and Contemporary evening sale on May 12 features Rothko's Untitled (Yellow and Blue) 1954. The estimate for Rothko's piece, which comes from the Mellon collection, is $60 million. Rothko's auction record is currently around the $87 million mark.

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