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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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Please note that this painting has been requested by the de Young Museum in San Francisco and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth for their forthcoming exhibition Monet: The Late Years to be held from February-September 2019.

Please note that this painting has been requested by the Denver Art Museum and the Museum Barberini in Berlin for their forthcoming exhibition Monet to be held from October 2019-June 2020.

Please note that this painting is illustrated with stamped signature in the catalogue raisonnés on the artist by D. Wildenstein.

The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Nymphéas en fleur

creator

Claude Monet (1840-1926)

exhibited

Paris, Galerie Katia Granoff, Les Grandes Evasions poétiques de Claude Monet, June 1956.

New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Claude Monet: Les Nymphéas, October 1956.

literature

H. Kramer, “Month in Review” in Arts Magazine, vol. XXXI, no. 2, November 1956, p. 52 (illustrated).

D. Rouart and J.D. Rey, Claude Monet: Nymphéas, ou les miroirs du temps, suivi d’un catalogue raisonné par R. Maillard, Paris, 1972, p. 170 (illustrated; dated circa 1918-1921).

M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 46 and 141-142, no. 42 (illustrated in color, p. 142; illustrated again in situ in the Rockefellers' Hudson Pines home, p. 37).

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Peintures, 1899-1926, Lausanne, 1985, vol. IV, p. 254, no. 1790 (illustrated with stamped signature, p. 255).

D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. IV, p. 844, no. 1790 (illustrated with stamped signature).

D. Rockefeller, Memoirs, New York, 2002, pp. 447-448.

J. Stourton, Great Collectors of Our Time: Art Collecting Since 1945, London, 2007, p. 114.

J.-D. Rey and D. Rouart, Monet Water Lilies: The Complete Series, Paris, 2008, p. 132 (illustrated; titled Water Lilies).

lot_number

10

provenance

Estate of the artist.

Michel Monet, Giverny (by descent from the above).

Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the above, circa 1955).

Acquired from the above through M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York by the late owners, June 1956.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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