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Modigliani nude sells for record-breaking $170.4m

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Modigliani nude sells for record-breaking $170.4m
Amedeo Modigliani's 'Reclining Nude' sold for a record-breaking $170.4 million (€154.60 million). Photo: Timothy A Clary/AFP
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A sumptuous nude by Amedeo Modigliani broke a world record at auction for the Italian artist, selling for $170.4 million (€154.60 million) at Christie's in New York on Monday.

"Nu Couche" or "Reclining Nude," painted in 1917-18, sold after a frantic nine minute bidding war.

It depicts a naked woman reclining on a luscious red couch and blue cushion.

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