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Saule Pleureur by CLAUDE MONET

CLAUDE MONET

(FRENCH, 1840 - 1926)

Saule Pleureur , 1918 - 1919

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

51.38 in. (130.50 cm.) (height) by 43.39 in. (110.20 cm.) (width)

Markings:

stamped with the signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower right); stamped again 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Monet in the 20th Century, September - December 1998, no. 81, p. 284 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to London, Royal Academy of Arts, January - April 1999.

Literature:

Letter from Claude Monet to Gaston or Josse Bernheim-Jeune, Giverny, 24 November 1918. D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Lausanne, 1985, p. 280 (illustrated p. 281) & letter no. 2290, p. 401. D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Cologne, 1996, no. 1871, p. 888 (illustrated p. 887).

Provenance:

Michel Monet, Giverny, by descent from the artist. Katia Granoff, Paris, until 1950. Private collection, France, by whom acquired in the 1950s, and thence by descent. Galerie Malingue Paris. Acquired from the above by the present owner on 14 May 1998.

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