Hot Art: Top 10 Auctions of 2012

- 2012-12-20T15:16:24Z

Christie's via Bloomberg

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9. "Nympheas"

A Claude Monet painting of water lilies tied with the Warhol at $43.8 million. The 1905 canvas led Christie's Impressionist and modern art evening sale on Nov. 7 in New York. The trophy from Wall Street executive Herbert Allen Sr., father of investment banker Herbert Allen, Jr., was the second-priciest Monet at auction.

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