Sotheby's auctions off Lehman's art collection

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A man bids on a piece of art at Sotheby's auctions off Art from Lehman Brothers' collection in New York City. (Getty Images)
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The sales from the Sotheby's auction and upcoming auctions at Christie's in London and Freeman's in Philadelphia will be used to repay creditors of the collapsed investment bank group. (Getty Images)
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Auctioneer Tobias Meyer (L) auctions off Mark Grotjahn's 'Untitled (Three-tiered Perspective)'. (Getty Images)
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Tobias Meyer auctions off Gerhard Richter's 'Betty'. (Getty Images)
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Bids are phoned in to Sotheby's during the auction. (Getty Images)
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A woman stands in front of Neo Rauch's 'Einbruch' which is part of the sale. (Getty Images)
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Tobias Meyer auctions off Robert Longo's 'Untitled (November 2)'. (Getty Images)
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Art handlers hang John Baldessari's 'Stares (with Lamps)' before the auction. (Getty Images)
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The auction was held on September 25, 2010 in New York City. (Getty Images)