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Claude Monet s Mueles sells for record breaking $110.7 mn at Sotheby s auction

Claude Monet s 1890 work Mueles sold for a record breaking price of $110.7 million at Sotheby s Impressionist Modern Art Evening Sale on Tuesday. Regarded as the finest example from Monet s acclaimed Haystacks series, the artwork not just set a new world auction record for any work by the painter, but also became the first Impressionist work to cross the $100 million threshold at auction. Monet s Haystacks series has long served as an inspiration to countless artists since its creation in the early 1890s. It was a true honor to present Meules among a remarkable group of Impressionist pictures emerging from the same distinguished private collection one of several important collections offered tonight that propelled our results, said August Uribe, Sotheby s Head of Impressionist Modern Art in New York. Meules was one of only four Haystacks pictures to come to auction this century, and one of only eight remaining in private hands. On Tuesday, it became the ...


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