CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)
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CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)

Nymphéas, temps gris

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CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)
Nymphéas, temps gris
signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1907’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
39 1/2 x 28 3/4 in. (100.2 x 73.2 cm.)
Painted in Giverny in 1907
Provenance
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist in July 1923.
Henri Canonne, Paris, by whom acquired from the above on 21 January 1924.
Anonymous sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 8 December 1961, lot 68.
Fritz & Peter Nathan, Zurich, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Acquavella Galleries, New York, by whom acquired from the above, circa 1962-1963.
Private Collection, New York & Paris, by whom acquired from the above, circa 1968.
Private Collection, New York & Paris, by 1971.
Onassis Family, Paris, circa 1974, and thence by descent; sale, Christie’s, New York, 2 May 2006, lot 11.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
Letter from Claude Monet to Durand-Ruel, 22 April 1909.
Letter from Claude Monet to Durand-Ruel, 29 April 1909.
Letter from Claude Monet to Durand-Ruel, 30 April 1909.
Letter from Claude Monet to Durand-Ruel, 6 May 1923.
L. Venturi, Les archives de l'Impressionnisme, vol. I, Paris, 1939, pp. 421-422.
D. Rouart, J.-D. Rey & R. Maillard, Monet Nymphéas, ou les miroirs du temps, Paris, 1972, n.p. (illustrated).
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, 1899-1926, Peintures, Lausanne & Paris, 1985, no. 1708, pp. 222, 376 & 416 (illustrated p. 223).
D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. IV, Cologne, 1996, no. 1708, p. 782 (illustrated p. 783).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Les Nymphéas, Séries de Paysages d'eau par Claude Monet, May - June 1909, no. 31, n.p..
New York, Acquavella Galleries, Four Masters of Impressionism, October - November 1968, no. 66. n.p..
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