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

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

New York, May 15 (PTI) 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.