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View full screen - View 1 of Lot 120. CLAUDE MONET | LES ÎLES À PORT-VILLEZ.

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections


Auction Closed

October 29, 01:50 AM GMT


2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections


1840 - 1926


Signed Claude Monet. and dated 97 (lower left)

Oil on canvas

32⅞ by 39½ in.

83.5 by 100.4 cm

Painted in 1897. 

Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid.

Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the artist in 1919)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Barton, New York & Palm Beach (acquired in 1919)

Grace Underwood Barton, New York & Palm Beach (by descent from the above) 

A bequest from the above in 1968

Lionello Venturi, Archives de l'Impressionisme, vol. I, Paris, 1939, p. 454

"Additions to the Collections" in The Brooklyn Museum Annual, vol. IX, pp. 38 & 39

Daniel Wildenstein, Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Lausanne & Paris, 1976, no. 1493, illustrated p. 217

Daniel Wildenstein, Monet, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Paris, 1996, no. 1493, illustrated in color p. 627 

New York, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Recently Imported Works by Cl. Monet, 1919, no. 11

Madrid, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Claude Monet, 1840-1926, 1986, no. 90, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Curator's Choice: A Century of French Painting, 1988-89

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Monet and His Contemporaries: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Brooklyn Museum, 1990-91

Koriyama, Koriyama City Museum of Art; Asahikawa, Ashaikawa Museum of Art; Sapporo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Nagoya, Matsuzakaya Art Museum; Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art; Utsunomiya, Utsunomiya Museum of Art; Osaka, Daimaru Museum of Art & Takamatsu, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, French and American Impressionist Works from the Collection of the Brooklyn Museum, 2000-01, no. 25, illustrated in the catalogue 

Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Monet and Modernism, 2001-02, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue 

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, About Time: 700 Years of European Painting, 2003-06

Seoul, Seoul Art Center & Busan, Busan Museum, French and American Impressionists in the Brooklyn Museum, 2006-07, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue 

Sarasota, Jon and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Denver, Denver Museum of Art; Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art & West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism, 2007-09

Tulsa, Philbrook Museum of Art & Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River, 2014-15, no. 49, illustrated in color in the catalogue 

Austin, Blanton Museum of Art & San Juan, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World, 2015-16

Ordrupgaard, Ordrupgaard Museum, Monet: Beyond Impressionism, 2016

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, European Art, 2016-18