An auction which lasted for a fiery 8 minute period has resulted in Monet’s painting yielded 110.7 million dollars(which amounts to 778 crores in Indian currency). The price at some point midway was 97 million dollars. “Meules”, a painting by the impressionist artist from France, has set a record. It is part of the haystack series. At the Sotheby’s sale of Impressionist & Modern Art, the painting was sold. It is considered to be one of his most sought-after works. This is one of the rare four amongst the creations of Monet that have been put for auction.