Monet, Claude

Paris 1840 - Giverny 1926
Biography & List of works

La Meule

La Meule

SOLD

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 64.7 x 92.1 cm/25.6 x 36.3 in

Signed: lower left: Claude Monet '91

Provenance:

Michel Monet, Giverny (by descent from the artist). Katia Grandoff, Paris. Pierre Larock, France (by descent from the above circa 1972. Private Collection, Switzerland. Phillips Auctioneers, New York, sale no. NY848, 7 May 2001, lot 21, ex Larock.

Literature:

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1979, vol. III, p. 144, no. 1285, illustrated, p. 145; Paul Hayes Tucker, Monet in the 90s: The Series Paintings, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1989, p. 3 and 312-313, cat. no. 29, illustrated in color p. 92, pl. 31; Marianne Alphant, Claude Monet, une vie dans le paysage, Paris, 1993, p. 490; Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III pp. 501-502, no. 1285, illustrated in color, p. 496.

Exhibited:

Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Cinquante ans de peinture française, 1875-1925, May 28-July 12, 1925, no. 48. Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, D’Oeuvres de Claude Monet de 1891 á 1912, April 2-30, 1936, no. 3 (as Les meules nu soleil couchant). Paris, Galerie André Weil, Centenaire de Claude Monet, January 30-February 21, 1940, no. 27. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, and London, Royal Academy of Arts, Monet in the 90’s: The Series Paintings, February-December 1990, no. 29.