oil on canvas
25.51 in. (64.80 cm.) (height) by 35.98 in. (91.40 cm.) (width)
painted in Norway
signed and dated 'Claude Monet 95' (lower left)
Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Claude Monet, June 1898, nos. 13 or 14, p. 4. Boston, Copley Hall, A Loan Collection of Pictures by Old Masters and Other Painters, 1903, no. A10, pp. 7 & 21 (titled 'Coast of Norway'). Boston, Copley Hall, Loan Collection of Paintings by Claude Monet and Eleven Sculptures by Auguste Rodin, March 1905, no. 44, p. 19. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Exhibition of Paintings by Claude Monet, August 1911, no. 21, n.p. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Claude Monet: Memorial Exhibition, January - February 1927, no. 28, n.p.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, ed., Thirty-Sixth Annual Report for the Year 1911, vol. 36, Boston, 1912, p. 173. M. de Fels, La vie de Claude Monet, Paris, 1929, p. 235. L. Venturi, Les Archives de l'Impressionnisme, vol. I, Paris & New York, 1939, p. 376. O. Reuterswärd, Monet, En konstnärshistorik, Stockholm, 1948, p. 287. D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. II, 1882-1886, Lausanne & Paris, 1979, no. 97, p. 294. D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. III, 1887-1898, Lausanne & Paris, 1979, no. 1402, p. 186 (illustrated p. 187). D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, 1899-1926, Lausanne & Paris, 1985, no. 550, p. 347. M. Alphant, Claude Monet, une vie dans le paysage, Paris, 1993, p. 552. D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. III, Cologne & Lausanne, 1996, no. 1402, pp. 581-582 (illustrated). P. Esteban Leal, exh. cat., Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, 1986, p. 173 (illustrated).
Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist, on 23 April 1900. Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York, by whom acquired from the above, in autumn 1900. John Parkinson, Boston, by whom acquired from the above, on 11 February 1901, until at least 1948. Nathaniel Parkinson, Dover, Massachusetts, by descent from the above. Knoedler Galleries, Inc., New York (no. 4638), on consignment from the above, on 9 September 1954. R. Thomas McDermott, Houston, by whom acquired from the above, on 20 June 1955. Mrs T.P. Hull, Jr., Houston. Kashiwagi Gallery, Tokyo. Private collection, Japan, by 1996. Acquired from the above; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 5 November 2002, lot 7. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.