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Meule by CLAUDE MONET
CLAUDE MONET

(FRENCH, 1840 - 1926)

Meule

1891


PRICE SOLD
ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE

LOT #9 B

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Christie's, New York

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale (Sale 12145)


Meule Regular price: $179.99 $ 81,447,500 USD Premium81,447,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

28.62 in. (72.70 cm.) (height) by 36.26 in. (92.10 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'Claude Monet 91' (lower left)

Exhibited:

New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exposition of Forty Paintings by Claude Monet, January 1895, no. 35. Boston, Walter Kimball Gallery, Paintings by Claude Monet from the Durand-Ruel Collection, March 1907, no. 16. Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1913. Lausanne, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Claude Monet et ses amis, May-September 1993, p. 36, no. 10 (illustrated in color; titled Impressions roses et bleues: Meule). Vienna, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Claude Monet, March-June 1996, p. 218, no. 54 (illustrated in color, p. 116; dated 1890-1891 and titled Impressions roses at bleues: meule). London, Helly Nahmad Gallery, The New Painting: New Visions in Modern Art (1835-1956), February-May 1998, p. 100, no. 4 (illustrated in color; titled Impression roses et bleues (Meule)).

Literature:

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1979, vol. III, p. 144, no. 1290 (illustrated, p. 145). D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 48, no. 1290; p. 200, letters 2833 and 2835-2837. M. Alphant, Claude Monet: Une vie dans dans le paysage, Paris, 1993, p. 488. D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, p. 503, no. 1290 (illustrated in color, p. 499). S. Pappworth, This is Monet, London, 2015, p. 53 (illustrated in color; titled Grain Stacks, Pink and Blue Impressions).

Provenance:

(possibly) M. Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, (acquired from the artist, September 1891). Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer, Chicago (1892). Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 28 June 1894). Pierre Colle, Paris (acquired from the above, 3 April 1948). Galerie Drouant-David, Paris. Private collection (acquired from the above, 1948); sale, Hôtel des ventes, Bayeux, 4 June 1990, lot 64. Private collection, Switzerland (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 11 May 1999, lot 116. Acquired by the present owner, circa 2002.


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