Claude Monet’s Impressionist water lilies painting expected to fetch US$40 million at auction

Apr 18, 2021 | INVESTING

One of Claude Monet’s “monumental” water lilies paintings will go under the hammer in New York for an estimate in the region of US$40 million.Le Bassin aux Nympheas has been described by auction house Sotheby’s as “among the most iconic and celebrated Impressionist images.”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 series was groundbreaking in its nearly abstract treatment of…

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