World News: 04:02 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
A Claude Monet painting from his celebrated 'Meules' (Haystacks) series fetched $110.7 million in New York on Tuesday in an auction record for the French Impressionist master. It was the first time an Impressionist painting fetched more than $100 million. In each piece, Monet showed the light and surroundings of the same scene as they changed at different times of day, with the varying seasons and during various types of weather.
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