.Toronto, ON, Canada
David Bowie attended art school and collected hundreds of artworks during his lifetime. (Photo credit: Instagram/ David Bowie)

  • The sale price blew past auction house Cowley Abbot's estimated $7,000 to $10,000 valuation
  • Auctioneer said a dozen bidders vied for the computer and acrylic collage on canvas
  • The painting was originally sold through a website around 2001