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CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)

Le bassin d'Argenteuil

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CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)
Le bassin d'Argenteuil
signed 'Claude Monet' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21 ¾ x 28 7/8 in. (54 x 73.2 cm.)
Painted in 1874
Provenance
François Depeaux, Rouen.
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 22 January 1898).
Dr. Albert Charpentier, Paris (acquired from the above, 7 February 1936).
Carlos Aramayo, France (probably by descent from the above, by circa 1962).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 15 June 1983.
Literature
A. Fontainas, "Art moderne" in Mercure de France, May 1899, p. 530.
G. Grappe, Claude Monet, Paris, 1909, p. 57 (illustrated; titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil).
G. Lecomte, "Cl. Monet ou le vieux chêne de Giverny" in La Renaissance de l'art français et des industries de luxe, October 1920, p. 408 (illustrated; titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil).
L. Werth, Claude Monet, Paris, 1928 (illustrated, pl. 18; titled Bateaux à Argenteuil).
M. Malingue, Claude Monet, Monaco, 1943, p. 146 (illustrated, p. 65; titled Les bateaux, Argenteui and dated 1873).
G. Besson, Claude Monet, Paris, 1946 (illustrated, pl. 6; titled Argenteuil, les bateaux and dated 1873).
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1974, vol. I, p. 254, no. 326 (illustrated, p. 255).
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, supplément aux peintures, dessins, pastels, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 29, no. 326.
D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. II, p. 137, no. 326 (illustrated).
B. Echte and W. Feilchenfeldt, eds., Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer. Die Ausstellungen 1905-1908, Teil 1 "Den Sinnen ein magischer Rausch“, Wädenswiel, 2013, vol. 3, p. 58.
Exhibited
London, Knightsbridge, Exhibition of International Art, May 1898, p. 16, no. 137.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Exposition de tableaux de Monet, Pissarro, Renoir & Sisley, April 1899, no. 8 (dated 1878).
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, VIII. Jahrgang, I. Ausstellung, October-November 1905, no. 12.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Exposition de paysages par Claude Monet et Renoir, May-June 1908, no. 17 (dated 1875).
(possibly) Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Monet, 1914, no. 25.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., OEuvres importantes de Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, January 1925, p. 4, no. 23.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Claude Monet, April 1931, no. 8 (dated 1875).
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of Paintings by Degas, Renoir, Monet, Pissarro and Sisley prior to 1880, October-November 1931, no. 6 (dated 1875).
The Arts Club of Chicago, Exhibition of Paintings by Claude Monet in Retrospect, 1868-1913, January 1933, no. 3 (titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil and dated 1875).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Exposition de tableaux Claude Monet de 1865 à 1888, November-December 1935, no. 17 (titled Les bateaux, Argenteuil and dated 1873).
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., Selected Pictures by Claude Monet, March-April 1936 (illustrated; titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil and dated 1873).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Quelques Maîtres du 18ème et 19ème siècle au profit de la Société des Amis du Louvre et de l'Oeuvre de l'Enfance malheureuse, May-June 1938, no. 43 (titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil and dated 1873).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, July-September 1938, p. 105, no. 176 (illustrated; titled Les bateaux à Argenteuil and dated circa 1873).
The Dallas Museum of Art, Impressionist and Modern Masters in Dallas: Monet to Mondrian, September-October 1989, p. 74, no. 65.
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