Artist Ernie Barnes’ 1976 painting The Sugar Shack is a prominent piece of artwork featured in the iconic series, Good Times.
The painting sold at auction on May 12th for $15.3.
It was estimated to sell between $150,000 and $200,000.
It was purchased by Bill Perkins, a Houston-based entrepreneur and energy trader.
He said, I stole it– I would have paid a lot more. For certain segments of America, it’s more famous than the Mona Lisa.