An iconic painting of water lilies by Claude Monet helped Sotheby’s sell 122 million pounds ($208 million) of Impressionist and modern art in London.
Claude Monet’s painting inspired by the lily pond in his garden at Giverny in France sold for 31.7 million pounds ($54 million) at Sotheby’s in London.
Paintings by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Amedeo Modigliani helped Christie’s sell $285.9 million of Impressionist and modern art in New York yesterday, 80 percent more than a year ago.
Asian buyers snapped up works by Henri Matisse, Claude Monet and Alberto Giacometti at Sotheby’s mixed $219 million evening sale of Impressionist and modern art in New York yesterday.
To celebrate Claude Monet at the Grand Palais in Paris, the organizers have assembled 169 canvases, loaned from 75 museums and private collections. It’s the biggest solo show devoted to the Impressionist master.
Claude Monet pioneered abstract art and is a forerunner of Mark Rothko and Gerhard Richter .
A $20.2 million Claude Monet water- lilies painting from the collection of hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen is the centerpiece of a Gagosian gallery show in New York opening tomorrow.
Christie’s failed to sell 33 percent of the artworks offered in its Impressionist and modern art evening sale in London as collectors rebelled against aggressive estimates and subpar quality.
Paintings by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso will lead Christie’s Impressionist and modern art evening sale in New York next month.
"Le Palais Contarini."
- Claude Monet on Jun 19, 2013