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Monet Painting Fetches Record Price at New York Auction

A Claude Monet painting was sold at a record price, $110.7 million, at an auction held in New York on Tuesday. It is the highest price that a Monet masterpiece fetches. The painting, which is part of the Impressionist painter's “Meules” (Haystacks) series, was initially bought by an anonymous collector in 1986 at a Christie's auction for just $2.5 million.

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