Hot potato: Spud photograph sells for $1 million

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Hot potato: Spud photo sells for $1 million
Nothing extraordinary about this spud. Just the price.

How much would you pay for a print of this potato? How about $1 million?

This photograph taken by celebrity photographer Kevin Abosch recently sold at auction for more than a million bucks.

Abosch is known for his portraits of famous people like Yoko Ono and Malala Yousafzai.

He typically charges up to $500,000 for his work.

Abosch revealed this month that he sold a simple portrait of an organic Irish potato to a European businessman last year.

The man reportedly paid one million Euros for "Potato #345," the equivalent of $1,080,000.

Abosch says the man saw it while dining at the photographer's home in Paris.

If the sale price is verified, it will be the 15th most expensive photo ever sold.