PortandTerminal.com, January 27, 2020
HALIFAX, CANADA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day is a painting by the French impressionist painter Claude Monet titled “The Havre, the trade bassin“. Painted in 1874, the work is part of a private collection. The painting is of the port in Le Havre, France.
Other paintings by Claude Monet that have come up for auction have been sold for millions of dollars.
In May 2019 Monet’s painting “Meules” sold for a record $110.9 million dollars at Sotheby’s.
To put $110.9 million dollars into perspective, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co in Korea delivered a newly built VLCC oil tanker to a shipping group that included Standard Drilling. The price of the oil tanker was $106 million.
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