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USA Iconic ‘The Scream’ to be sold at auction. How Munch will it fetch?

A Norwegian businessman, whose father knew Edvard Munch, is selling the last privately held version of ‘The Scream.’ Some speculate the much-reproduced work could bring $80 million.

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News that Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s most famous work, “The Scream,” goes on sale Wednesday night has sent a ripple through both the art world and popular culture.