"Statue of Liberty" features multiple tiled images of the famous statue, with each image sporting a 3-D effect. (The auction house marketed the catalogue with a pair of 3-D glasses, according to reports.) Christie's said the painting was sold from a private collection but did not reveal the owner.
The sale price doesn't break any records for Warhol. The pop artist's "Eight Elvises" sold for a reported $100 million in 2009. Another Warhol silkscreen -- a depiction of
Earlier this week, the Warhol Foundation reportedly earned more than $17 million by selling off many of the artist's works, including Warhol's depiction of
Wednesday's contemporary art sale was seen as a positive sign for the market. The $412.3 million in sales is a record for a contemporary art auction.