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Le Chemin Creux by CLAUDE MONET

CLAUDE MONET

(FRENCH, 1840 - 1926)

Le Chemin Creux, 1882

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

23.62 in. (60.00 cm.) (height) by 28.94 in. (73.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'Claude Monet 82' (lower left)

Exhibited:

(possibly) Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Tableaux par P.A. Besnard, J.C. Cazin, C. Monet, A. Sisley, F. Thaulow, et poteries par E. Chaplet, February - March 1899, no. 46 (titled 'La cavée (Pourville)'). Amsterdam, Huinck & Scherjon Co., Claude Monet, Pissarro and Sisley, May 1931, no. 7 (dated '1884'). Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Kersttentoonstelling, December 1931 - January 1932, no 44, p. 20 (titled 'De holle weg'). Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Kunstschatten uit Nederlandse, June - September 1955, p. 86, no. 203 (illustrated p. 191; dated '1884').

Literature:

(possibly) A. Dalligny, 'L'exposition de la rue de Sèze', in Journal des Arts, 25 February 1899. D. Wildenstein, Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Lausanne, 1979, p. 80, no. 763 (illustrated p. 81). D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Cologne, 1996, p. 285, no. 763 (illustrated).

Provenance:

Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris, by whom acquired from the artist on 16 October 1882. Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, by whom acquired on 10 September 1883. Huinck & Scherjon Co., Amsterdam, by 1931 (no. 404). Ph.A.J Mees, Rotterdam, by 1931 and until at least 1955. E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam (no. S2034x). Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London (no. C2867). Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1975.

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