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Portrait of Jackson up for auction online

April 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An over-the-top portrait of Michael Jackson is going up for auction online.A new piece of Jackson memorabilia is hitting the auction block. This time fans can head to eBay for an original painting of the King of Pop.

The 50-by-40-inch painting is being sold online by Australian artist Brett-Livingstone Strong. Fans or collectors can start placing their bids Wednesday evening. The minimum bid is $2.75 million.

The colorful portrait is titled, "The Book." It depicts Jackson in a red velvet jacket, clutching a journal.

The auction is scheduled to end April 17.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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