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**ALL ROUND PICTURES FROM SOLARPIX.COM**.**NO UK NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION **UK MAGAZINE & SUPPLEMENT PUBLICATION ONLY** AND NO PUBLICATION IN FRANCE, SCANDINAVIA, AUSTRALIA AND GERMANY** .Freud work sets new world record. .A life sized Lucian Freud painting of a sleeping naked woman has set a new world record price for a work by a living artist. .The 1995 portrait titled Benefits Supervisor Sleeping has been sold for $33.6m (£17.2m) at Christies auctioneers in New York. .The previous record was held by Jeff Koons Hanging Heart which fetched $23.5m (£12.1m) last November. .The Freud work sold at auction for the first time shows Jobcentre supervisor Sue Tilley now 51 asleep on a sofa. .JOB REF:6400-SFE       DATE:14-05_08 .**MUST CREDIT SOLARPIX.COM OR DOUBLE FEE WILL BE CHARGED* *UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THIS IMAGE TO BE REPRODUCED FOR ANY ONLINE EDITION WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION*