AUCTION: Monet’s ‘Nymphéas’ sells for £31.7 million

 

HE PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION Claude Monet 1840 - 1926 NYMPHÉAS signed Claude Monet and dated 1906 (lower right) oil on canvas 88.5 by 100cm. 34 3/4 by 39 3/8 in. Painted in 1906. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 GBP LOT SOLD. 31,722,500 GBP (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium) series, inspired by the lily pond in his garden at Giverny.
Claude Monet 1840 – 1926
NYMPHÉAS signed Claude Monet and dated 1906 (lower right)
oil on canvas, 88.5 by 100cm., 34 3/4 by 39 3/8 in., 1906.
Estimate: 20,000,000 — 30,000,000
LOT SOLD. 31,722,500 GBP (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium) series, inspired by the lily pond in his garden at Giverny.

 

Sotheby’s boasted a total of £121.9 million from their London Evening sale of Impressionist & Modern Art. Top lot, Claude Monet’s Nymphéas (Water lilies) achieved  £31.7 million and Piet Mondrian’s Composition with Red, Blue and Grey,  went for £15.2 million.

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