One of the Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold at Auction / Monet

Claude Monet, Meules, 1890

Sold for: $110.7 million at Sotheby’s (May 14, 2019)

Sotheby’s 2019 auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York saw Claude Monet’s Meules achieve nearly twice its pre-sale estimate. It also surpassed Monet’s previous auction record for Nymphéas en fleur, which sold for $84.6 million in May 2018. Meules is part of Monet’s notable Haystacks series, one of the most recognizable from the artist’s oeuvre.

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