oil on canvas
39.65 in. (100.70 cm.) (height) by 79.06 in. (200.80 cm.) (width)
stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower left); stamped again with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse)
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Seven Decades: Cross Currents in Modern Art 1895-1965, April-May 1966, p. 54, no. 80 (illustrated in color; titled Nymphéas, dated 1913(?)). New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, Summer 1966, p. 11, no. 114. Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Manet, Degas, Monet, Cézanne, Bonnard: Œuvres tardives, June-September 1977, no. 21 (illustrated in color). Kunstmuseum Basel, Claude Monet: Nymphéas–Impression, Vision, July-October 1986, p. 84, no. 46 (illustrated in color). Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Monet and Modernsim, November 2001-March 2002, p. 94 (illustrated in color).
H. Dorra, Kreeger Collection, Washington, D.C., 1970, pp. 10-11 and 45 (illustrated, p. 44; dated 1907-1917). D. Rouart, Monet: Nymphéas, ou les miroirs du temps, Paris, 1972 (illustrated; titled Nymphéas and dated circa 1916-1922). M.P. Sharpe, ed., The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, Richmond, 1976, p. 176 (illustrated in color; and dated 1917). D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et Catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1985, vol. IV, p. 286, no. 1887 (illustrated). D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. IV, p. 896, no. 1887 (illustrated in color). J.-D. Rey and D. Rouart, Monet Water Lilies: The Complete Series, Paris, 2008, p. 139 (illustrated in color).
Michel Monet, Giverny (by descent from the artist). Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the above). Fairweather-Harding Gallery, Chicago (by 1959). Grant J. Pick, Chicago (1959). The Art Institute of Chicago (bequest from the estate of the above, 1963). The Midwestern Educational Institution, Chicago; sale, Parke-Bernet Inc., New York, 15 April 1965, lot 84. Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, Washington, D.C. (acquired at the above sale). Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the above, 1976). Private collection, Switzerland; sale, Christie’s, New York, 8 May 2000, lot 33. Private collection. Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the above). Acquired from the above by present owner, 2002.