Pop-art legend Warhol's 'Triple Elvis' - a 1963 silkscreen depicting three images of the King of Rock and Roll posing as a gunslinging cowboy - sold for $81.9m (£52m)  at the Christie's sale yesterday.

Andy Warhol painting of Elvis (1963)

The striking seven-foot tall work, derived from a publicity still for the 1960 Don Siegel-directed Western 'Flaming Star,' had been estimated to fetch $60 million.