Abramovich beaten to waterlilies?

Adam, Georgina
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p52
This article reports on the sale of Claude Monet's painting "Le Bassin aux Nymphéas" at Christie's in London, England, on June 24, 2008. An unknown buyer purchased the painting for $80.45 million. The sale set a new record for the artist. Christie's international director Brett Gorvy said the buyer was American.


Related Articles

  • Russian bidding cools, but billion-dollar auctions in London allay economic fears. Adam, Georgian; Gerlis, Melanie; Rivetti, Ermanno; Shaw, Anny // Art Newspaper;Mar2015, Vol. 24 Issue 266, Special section p10 

    The article discusses several art auctions that were held in early 2015 in London, England, including a sale featuring Russian art that was held at Christie's auction house, a sale featuring the painting "Le Grand Canal," by Claude Monet at Sotheby's auction house, and a sale featuring...

  • New York Auction Gold Rush. MELIKIAN, SOUREN // Art + Auction;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p53 

    The article discusses the purchase of Impressionist and modern works of art at auctions in New York City in May 2012. Topics discussed include the high prices of the works being bought, the May 2012 action held by auction house Christie's, and the art work sold including "Surla terrasse" by...

  • Auction Impressions.  // Art & Antiques;May2014, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p35 

    The article discusses several art auctions that will be held in New York City in May 2014, including several at Christie's auction house and several at Sotheby's auction house. Works featured at the auctions include the painting "Nymphéas," by Claude Monet and the painting "Number 5 (Elegant...

  • Record for Degas sculpture in conservative London auctions. Millar, Bruce // Art Newspaper;Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 200, p50 

    The article reports on the success of the impressionist and modern art evening sales of auctioneers Sotheby's and Christie's in London, England in February 2009. Their combined sales reached £96 million in 2009, compared with £270 million at the height of the art boom in 2008. Edgar Degas'...

  • Impressionist & Modern Art. TULLY, JUDD // Blouin Art + Auction;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p78 

    The article discusses two art auctions of Impressionist and Modern art that were held in New York City in spring 2014, including one at Christie's and one at Sotheby's, which featured various items including a painting by Claude Monet, a painting by Amedeo Modigliani and a painting by Pablo Picasso.

  • Shelling out for the masters.  // Finweek;2/12/2015, p11 

    The article reports on the five paintings by French impressionist Claude Monet which were sold at a Sotheby's auction in London, England on February 3, 2015 including "Le Grand Canal," "Matisse's Odalisque au fauteuil noir," and "Antibes vue de la Salis."

  • Shades of Monet. Baber, Bonnie // Arts & Activities;Apr99, Vol. 125 Issue 3, p32 

    Focuses on painter Claude Monet and his paintings which introduced impressionism in elementary students. Information on his painting habit; Description of his painting `The House of Parliament Sunset'; His technique in using and combining colors.

  • Why Monet gave up figure painting. Wagner, Anne M. // Art Bulletin;Dec94, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p612 

    Presents a study of Claude Monet's painting `Le Dejeuner' in an attempt to answer why the painter gave up figure painting. Circumstances of the execution of the painting from Monet's painting to Frederic Bazille; Monet's determination to stand out; Monet's withholding of `Le Dejeuner' in 1869;...

  • Broad palate. WILSON, BEE // New Statesman;01/22/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4420, p42 

    Examines Claude Monet's paintings of mealtimes. Views on his works; His family background.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics