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A billion dollars for monet's painting Haystacks

110.747.000 dollars was the final price for the one by the French artist Claude monet's ”Meules”, according to Sotheby's in New York. Monet painted at least 25 pictures in the series of haystacks in the home Giverny from 1890 stands out for being particularly intense in their colors.

Monet did many tavelserier, but höstackarna is the first and has become a desirable piece of art for collectors – only eight are in private ownership. The which now, after the eight-minute bidding, sold the painting to an anonymous buyer had cried into it for 2.5 million dollars in 1986.

for a painting, but still only barely a quarter of what the Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev paid 2017 for Leonardo da Vinci's ”Salvator mundi”. As well as other motifs in monet's tavelserier is höstackarna captured in different seasons, weather conditions and times of day.

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