Oil on canvas
The canvas is lined and has been placed on a new stretcher. There is no evidence of retouching visible under ultra-violet light. This work is in very good condition. Colours: Overall fairly accurate in the printed catalogue illustration, although stronger and richer in the original. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
65.5 by 91cm.
Paris, Galerie Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Dix marines d'Antibes de M. Claude Monet, 1888 (possibly) Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Monet-Rodin, 1889, no. 102 New York, Lotos Club, Pictures by Claude Monet, 1899, no. 17 (titled Morning at Antibes) Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Seventh Annual International Exhibition, 1902-03, no. 112 Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Exposition Claude Monet, 1970, no. 36, illustrated in the catalogue Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art; Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum & Fukuoka, Centre Culturel de Fukuoka, Claude Monet, 1973, no. 49, illustrated in the catalogue Paris, Grand Palais, Hommage à Monet, 1980, no. 95, illustrated in the catalogue Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum & New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Monet and the Mediterranean, 1997-98, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Gustave Geffroy, ‘Dix Tableaux de Claude Monet’, in La Justice, 17th June 1888, mentioned p. 1 Eaque [Paul Robert], ‘Claude Monet’, in Le Journal des Arts, 6th July 1888 Alphonse de Calonne, ‘L'art contre nature’, in Le Soleil, 23rd June 1889, mentioned p. 1 Gustave Geffroy, La Vie artistique, 3me serie: Histoire de l'Impressionnisme, Paris, 1894, vol. II, mentioned p. 79 William H. Fuller, Claude Monet and his Paintings, New York, 1899, no. 17, discussed pp. 17-18 ‘W. H. Fuller's Monets Sold’, in The Sun, 14th March 1903, no. 149 ‘Some Recent Art Sales’, in Brush & Pencil, vol. 12, no. 1, April 1903, mentioned p. 75 (titled Dawn at Antibes) Gustave Geffroy, Claude Monet: Sa vie, son temps, son œuvre, Paris, 1922, discussed p. 279 Daniel Wildenstein, Monet, Impressions, Lausanne, 1967, illustrated in colour p. 49 Denis Rouart & Jean-Dominique Rey, Monet Nymphéas, Paris, 1972, mentioned pp. 49-48 & 56 Luigina Rossi Bortolatto, L'opera completa di Claude Monet, 1870-1889, Milan, 1972, no. 322, illustrated p. 109 John Rewald, ‘Theo van Gogh, Goupil and the Impressionists’, in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, vol. LXXXI, nos. 1248-1249, January-February 1973, illustrated p. 25 Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et Catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1979, vol. III, no. 1167, illustrated p. 103; letter no. 1392; pièce justificative, no. 116 John House, Monet: Nature into Art, New Haven, 1986, illustrated p. 187 Claude Monet - Auguste Rodin, Centenaire de l'exposition de 1889 (exhibition catalogue), Musée Rodin, Paris, 1989, possibly listed as no. 102, p. 48 Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, no. 1167, mentioned p. 46 Paul Hayes Tucker, Claude Monet, Life and Art, New Haven, 1995, no. 150, illustrated in colour p. 132 Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, no. 1167, illustrated in colour p. 441
Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist in June 1888) Paul Aubry, Paris (acquired from the above on 14th June 1888. Sold: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 10th May 1897, lot 19) Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris & New York (purchased at the above sale) William H. Fuller, New York (acquired from the above on 22nd July 1897. Sold: American Art Association, New York, 12th-13th March 1903, lot 149) G. A. Dowden (purchased at the above sale) Pedro Valenilla de Echeverría, Caracas (acquired by 1957) Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York Florence J. Gould, Juan-les-Pins (acquired from the above in 1962. Sold by the executors of her estate: Sotheby's, New York, 24th April 1985, lot 41) Mr Kuroda (purchased at the above sale) Yasuji Hatano, Tokyo Sale: Christie’s, New York, 12th May 1999, lot 32 Purchased at the above sale by the late owner
Signed Claude Monet and dated 88 (lower right)
Painted in 1888.
Property from a Distinguished American Collection
1840 - 1926
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