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Monet's star shines again at auctions in New York

A group of six paintings by Monet: the paintings, spanning the 1870s till the 1910s, include many of his most celebrated subjects - water lilies, Venice, a snowscape, the Seine and the Normandy coast.

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OIL paintings by impressionist master Claude Monet are expected to be stars of the spring auction season in New York, where Sotheby's believes they could fetch as much as US$110 million.

One of the paintings is part of the famous Nymphéas (Water Lilies) series the French