Claude Monet (1840-1926)
Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Leicester Square, la nuit

Details
Claude Monet (1840-1926)
Leicester Square, la nuit
stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower left)
oil on canvas
31½ x 25¼ in. (80 x 64.2 cm.)
Painted 1900-1901
Provenance
Michel Monet, Giverny.
Katia Granoff, Paris.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (1964).
Mrs. de Gryse, Brussels (circa 1970).
Anon. sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 2-3 November 1971, lot 35 (titled Londres la nuit).
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (circa 1973).
Georges Marci, Switzerland.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1990, lot 26.
Daniel Malingue, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 13 May 1999, lot 156.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
J.-P. Hoschedé, Claude Monet, ce mal connu, Geneva, 1960, vol. I, p. 126.
S. Cotté, Monet, Paris, 1974, no. 42 (illustrated in color).
G. Seiberling, Monet's Series, New York and London, 1981, p. 378, no. 55.
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1985, vol. IV, p. 190, no. 1617 (illustrated, p. 191).
D. Wildenstein, Monet, catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. IV (nos. 1596-1983 et Les Grandes Décorations), p. 721, no. 1617 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Monet, September-October 1962, no. 4.
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Autour de l'Impressionnisme, 1970, no. 24 (illustrated in color).
London, Hayward Gallery, The Impressionists in London, January-March 1973, p. 49, no. 30 (illustrated in color, p. 18).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Manet, Degas, Monet, Cézanne, Bonnard, 1977, no. 22 (illustrated in color).
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