Late Vincent van Gogh work created in south of France could sell for over $40M at NYC auction

Associated Press

A painting of an autumnal scene created by Vincent van Gogh in the south of France could bring more than $40 million at auction.

Sotheby's is offering on Tuesday evening.

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The painting was made in 1888 during a two-month period when van Gogh and Paul Gauguin worked side-by-side in Arles, France.

The auction record for a van Gogh is $82.5 million.

The sale also features six paintings by Claude Monet. The highlight is "Water Lilies," a 1905 version of the artist's pond and gardens in Giverny, France. It's estimated to fetch $30 million to $45 million.

Monet's 1908 painting of Venice with a view of the Palazzo Ducale on the Grand Canal could fetch $15 million to $20 million.