Claude Monet’s Meules made auction history at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in May when it sold for $110,747,000.An illustrious work from Monet’s esteemed Haystack series shatters the previous record for the highest amount ever paid for a work by Monet. It also marks the first impressionist work ever to rise past the $100 million threshold at auction.
Claude Monet (1840-1926), Meules, 1890. Oil on canvas, 285/8 x 36¾ in. Signed and dated lower left: ‘Claude Monet 91’. SOLD: $110,747,000