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$ 111 million for a haystack by Monet

A painting by the French impressionist Claude Monet has achieved in the USA, a record price. In the case of an auction the auction house Sotheby's it was held on Tuesday for 110,7 million dollars to a new owner.

This is the highest sum ever paid for a work by Monet. The painting belongs to a series of 23 pictures, Monet haystack in a constantly changing light. The value obtained is one of the ten highest prices ever achieved for such an auction.

Seven bidders had delivered eight minutes of a race to the masterpiece, until the price had risen to a record amount. The art dealer had assessed previously, to only $ 55 million. At its last auction before the age of 33 Meules was "" still for 2,53 million dollars to the highest bidder.

Under the on Tuesday auctioned works of a portrait made by Pablo Picasso of his new wife, Jacqueline, was, among other things. It came for the price of 54.9 million dollars under the Hammer. In further auctions in the coming days s does not sell, Sotheby's also is a picture of US artist Mark Rothko. (chk/sda)

Created: 15.05.2019, 04:19 PM

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