Bijzondere versie van Munchs ‘De Schreeuw’ wordt in de VS geveild

This image obtained February 21, 2012 courtesy of Sotheby's in New York shows Edvard Munch's painting 'The Scream" dated 1895 (lower left) pastel on board in the artist’s original frame Executed in 1895 (79 cm by 59 cm). A version of "The Scream," one of the world's most famous paintings and an iconic image of despair, is expected to fetch at least $80 million when it goes on sale this May, Sotheby's auctioneers said February 21, 2012. Norwegian businessman Petter Olsen, whose father was a friend and patron of "Scream" painter Edvard Munch, owns the work, which will go on the block in New York on May 2. There are four versions of the painting, which features a man screaming and clutching his head against a wavy, brightly-colored landscape, but this is the only one in private hands. AFP PHOTO/SOTHEBY'S/HANDOUT/ NO SALES/ FOR ONE TIME USE ONLY TO GO WITH STORY/RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS AFP