Monet Landscape Breaks Record, Selling for $110.7 Million at Sotheby's Auction

Painted in 1890, “Meules,” from the artist’s series featuring haystacks, shattered the previous highest sum ever paid for a work by Monet.

Claude Monet’s Meules, from the artist’s famed Haystacks series, sold Tuesday at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale for $110,747,000. The winning bid shatters the previous record for the highest sum ever paid for a work by Monet; the bid is also the record for any Impressionist work of art. Here are a few of the paintings from this sale.

All images courtesy of Sotheby's.

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