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UK: Banksy's 'Show me the Monet' fetches nearly $10m, becomes his 2nd most expensive artwork02:29

UK: Banksy's 'Show me the Monet' fetches nearly $10m, becomes his 2nd most expensive artwork

United Kingdom, London
October 22, 2020 at 11:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

England-based street artist Banksy's reimagining of Claude Monet's Impressionist water lilies painting, 'Show me the Monet', sold for more than £7.5 million (€8.4m, $9.8m) during an auction led by Sotheby's in London on Wednesday.

The competitive bidding battle between five collectors lasted nine minutes, before exceeding expectations and fetching £7,551,600.

It was a client of Sotheby’s chairman of Asia, Patti Wong, who won the bid.

The painting becomes Banksy's second most expensive artwork sold at auction, after 'Devolved Parliament' which sold for £9.9 million (€11m, $13m) last year

UK: Banksy's 'Show me the Monet' fetches nearly $10m, becomes his 2nd most expensive artwork02:29
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England-based street artist Banksy's reimagining of Claude Monet's Impressionist water lilies painting, 'Show me the Monet', sold for more than £7.5 million (€8.4m, $9.8m) during an auction led by Sotheby's in London on Wednesday.

The competitive bidding battle between five collectors lasted nine minutes, before exceeding expectations and fetching £7,551,600.

It was a client of Sotheby’s chairman of Asia, Patti Wong, who won the bid.

The painting becomes Banksy's second most expensive artwork sold at auction, after 'Devolved Parliament' which sold for £9.9 million (€11m, $13m) last year

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