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Iris by CLAUDE MONET

CLAUDE MONET

(FRENCH, 1840 - 1926)

Iris , 1924 - 1925

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

39.17 in. (99.50 cm.) (height) by 34.45 in. (87.50 cm.) (width)

Description:

Painted in Giverny

Markings:

stamped twice with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower right)

Literature:

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, 1899-1926, Lausanne & Paris, 1985, no. 1836, p. 268 (illustrated p. 269). D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné, vol. V, Lausanne & Paris, 1991, no. 1836, p. 54. D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. IV, Cologne & Lausanne, 1996, no. 1836, pp. 871-872 (illustrated p. 870). C. Holmes, Monet at Giverny, London, 2001, p. 153 (illustrated p. 154; titled 'Yellow Irises').

Provenance:

The artist's estate. Michel Monet, Giverny, by descent from the above. Dr Nahum Goldmann, Jerusalem. Acquired from the estate of the above by the present owners through Sotheby’s, New York, on 28 June 1985.

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