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Christie’s in London Sells Monet Masterpiece for $ 80.5 Million A Record for the Artist

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale took place this evening 24 June 2008 and realised £144,440,500 / $283,970,023 / €182,428,352 – the highest ever total for an art auction held in Europe. The top lot of the auction was Le bassin aux nymphéas, a masterpiece painting by Claude Monet which realised £40,921,250 / $80,451,178 / €51,683,539, a world record price for the artist at auction.

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June 25, 2008 - Posted by | Artists, News, raw art gallery | , ,

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