Monet's 'Haystacks' sells for $110.7M, setting an auction record

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The painting becomes the ninth most expensive ever to sell at auction.

The painting becomes the ninth most expensive ever to sell at auction. Credit: Courtesy Sotheby’s via AP

The painting becomes the ninth most expensive ever to sell at auction.

The painting becomes the ninth most expensive ever to sell at auction. Credit: Courtesy Sotheby’s via AP

The painting becomes the ninth most expensive ever to sell at auction.
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cnnmoney salvatore mundi auction

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It is now the ninth most expensive painting ever to be sold at auction, a list currently topped by Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” which went for at Christie’s in New York in 2017.

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Zao Wou-Ki’s abstract painting “Juin-Octobre 1985” has become the most expensive painting to ever sell at auction in Hong Kong. Credit: Courtesy Sotheby’s Hong Kong

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Zao Wou-Ki’s abstract painting “Juin-Octobre 1985” has become the most expensive painting to ever sell at auction in Hong Kong. Credit: Courtesy Sotheby’s Hong Kong

Source: CNN

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