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Munch's "The Scream" sells for record $120 million

Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Sotheby's employees pose for a photograph with Edvard Munch's painting "The scream" at Sotheby's auction house in London in this April 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is seen in this undated handout photograph released in London February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Sotheby's/Handout

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is seen in this undated handout photograph released in London February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Sotheby's/Handout

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is seen in this undated handout photograph released in London February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Sotheby's/Handout
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