3 December 2007
Claude Monet (1840-1926)
signé, daté, dédicacé et situé 'à mon ami Dermit O. Monet Havre. 59.' (en bas à gauche)
craie noire et rehauts de pastel blanc sur papier bleu
57.5 x 39.5 cm. (22½ x 15½ in.)
Exécuté en 1859
M. Dermit, Le Havre (don de l'artiste).
Michel Monet, Giverny.
Nathan Leeb, Paris (acquis vers 1962).
Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel.
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D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet, catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 143, no. D486 (illustré).
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