VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
(probably) Durand-Ruel, Paris, by whom acquired from the artist in May 1884.
(probably) Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, by circa 1886.
Spencer collection, by circa 1891.
Martin A. Reyerson, Chicago, by 1891.
The Art Institute of Chicago (no. 33.1162), a bequest from the above in 1933; sale, Christie's, New York, 17 May 1983, lot 19.
Private collection, by whom acquired at the above sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1985, lot 30.
Private collection, Germany, by whom acquired at the above sale.
(probably) F. Fénéon, Les impressionnistes en 1886, Paris, October 1886, p. 34.
P.H., 'L'exposition de Monet', in L'art dans le deux mondes, 28 February 1891, p. 173.
(probably) G. Geffroy, Claude Monet, sa vie, son temps, son oeuvre, Paris, 1922, p. 109.
M.C., 'Monets in the Art Institute', in Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, February 1925, p. 19.
L.R. Bortolatto, L'opera completa di Claude Monet, Milan, 1966, no. 278, p. 106 (illustrated, titled 'Veduta da Cap Martin').
F.A. Sweet, 'Great Chicago Collectors', in Apollo, vol. LXXIV, September 1966, p. 202.
J.U. Halperin, Félix Fénéon, oeuvres complètes, Geneva, 1970, p. 41.
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Lausanne and Paris, 1979, no. 889, p. 126 (illustrated p. 127).
L.R. Bortolatto & J. Bailly-Herzberg, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Monet, Paris, 1981, no. 271, p. 106 (illustrated).
Exh. cat., Claude Monet at the Time of Giverny, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris, 1983, p. 20 (illustrated fig. 11).
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet, catalogue raisonné, vol V, Lausanne, 1991, no. 889, p. 42.
M. Alphant, Claude Monet, une vie dans le paysage, Paris, 1993, p. 395.
Exh. cat., Monet: A Retrospective, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1994, p. 226 (illustrated fig. 14).
D. Wildenstein, Monet, catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Cologne, 1996, no. 889, p. 332 (illustrated).
(probably) Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 4e exposition internationale de peinture, May 1885, no. 65.
Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 5e exposition internationale de peinture, June - July 1886.
New York, Union League Club, Monet, February 1891, no, 60.
Minneapolis, Institute of Arts, Modern French Paintings, November 1921, no. 14.
Chicago, The Art Institute, Paintings loaned to The Art Institute of Chicago by M.A. Ryerson, 1925, no. 2145.
Chicago, The Art Institute, A Century of Progress, 1934, no. 224.
Chicago, The Art Institute, Paintings by Monet, March - May 1975, no. 60 (illustrated, titled 'Vue du Cap Martin').
Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum, Monet and the Mediterranean, June - September 1997, no. 37 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Brooklyn, Museum of Art, October - January 1998.
Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Foundation Corboud, Painting light. The hidden techniques of the Impressionists, February - June 2008 (illustrated fig. 232); this exhibition later travelled to Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, July - September 2008 and Vienna, Albertina, September 2009 - January 2010.