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Claude Monet (1840-1926)\n\nLa Seine à Lavacourt\n\nsigned ‘Claude Monet’ (lower right)\n\noil on canvas\n\n23 5/8 x 32 1/8 in. (60.2 x 81.5 cm.)\n\nPainted in 1879
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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

La Seine à Lavacourt

signed

signed ‘Claude Monet’ (lower right)

creator

Claude Monet (1840-1926)

exhibited

(possibly) Paris, 28 avenue de l'Opéra, Fourth Impressionist Exhibition, April-May 1879, no. 150.

Seattle, City Department of Fine Arts, World's Fair: Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exhibition, 1909, p. 75, no. 272.

New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Paintings by Contemporary French Artists, January 1916, no. 57.

New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Impressionist Treasures from Private Collections in New York for the Benefit of St. Luke's Hospital Center Building Fund, January 1966, p. 27, no. 19 (illustrated; dated 1878).

literature

Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts, Permanent Collection of Paintings: Checklist, September 1936, p. 17.

Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts, Permanent Collection of Paintings: Checklist, February 1945, no. 196.

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, 1840-1881, Lausanne, 1974, vol. I, p. 100, no. 541 (illustrated).

M. Potter, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 10 and 140-141, no. 41 (illustrated in color, p. 140).

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné, supplément aux peintures, dessins, pastels, index, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 34, no. 541.

D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. II, pp. 211-212, no. 541 (illustrated, p. 211).

A. Dixon, C. McNamara and C. Stuckey, Monet at Vétheuil: The Turning Point, exh. cat., University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 1998, pp. 58-59.

M. Clarke and R. Thomson, Monet: The Seine and the Sea, 1878-1883, exh. cat., National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2003, p. 87.

lot_number

11

provenance

The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London (acquired from the artist, October 1879).

Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, October 1894).

Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 1894).

M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1916).

Carnegie Institute, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (acquired from the above, March 1916).

Sam Salz, Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1953).

Acquired from the above by the late owners, December 1953.


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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