Claude Monet’s Le Bassin aux Nympheas. Photo: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
Claude Monet’s Le Bassin aux Nympheas. Photo: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
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Claude Monet’s Impressionist water lilies painting expected to fetch US$40 million at auction

  • The canvas, from 1917-19, is part of the famous Grandes Decorations series of paintings depicting Monet’s water lily pond at Giverny, which he began in 1914
  • The work will be part of the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on May 12 and will go on view in Taipei on April 26 before returning to Sotheby’s New York galleries from May 1

Claude Monet’s Le Bassin aux Nympheas. Photo: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
Claude Monet’s Le Bassin aux Nympheas. Photo: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
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