Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art | An Evening Sale

Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art | An Evening Sale

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Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

Claude Monet

Vernon, soleil

Auction Closed

December 9, 12:09 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Vernon, soleil

Signed Claude Monet and dated 94 (lower left)

Oil on canvas

25⅞ by 36½ in.

65.7 by 92.7 cm

Painted in 1894. 

Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the artist in May 1895)

Henry L. Quick (acquired by 1905)

Acquired from the estate of the above in 1922 with funds given by Helen L. Babbott & Frank L. Babbott

William H. Goodyear & A.D. Savage, Catalogue of Paintings: Museum of the Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, New York, no. 240, p. 49

Gustave Geffroy, Claude Monet, sa vie, son temps, son oeuvre, Paris, 1922, p. 209

Hertha Wegener, "French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum" in The Brooklyn Museum Bulletin, vol. XVI, no. 1, autumn 1954, pp. 3 & 24 

Daniel Wildenstein, Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Lausanne & Paris, 1976, no. 1386, illustrated p. 181

Joel Isaacson, Claude Monet: Observation and Reflection, New York, 1978, no. 102, illustrated pp. 174-75 & 222 

Douglas Skeggs, River of Light: Monet's Impressions of the Seine, New York, 1987, illustrated in color p. 129

Daniel Wildenstein, Monet, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Paris, 1996, no. 1386, illustrated in color p. 574

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Monet, 1895, no. 25

New York, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Monet and Renoir, 1900, no. 19

Boston, Copley Hall, Loan Collection of Paintings by Claude Monet and Eleven Sculptures by Auguste Rodin, 1905, no. 88

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum (on long term loan from 1908)

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Loan Exhibition of Brooklyn Art Treasures and Original Drawings by American Artists, 1924, no. 108

Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1932

Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1933

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Leaders of American Impressionism, 1937, no. 8

Brooklyn Museum, European Paintings Selection from the Museum Collection, 1944-45

Hempstead, New York, The Arts Come to Hempstead, First Long Island Annual Arts Festival, 1945, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue 

Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, French Paintings of the 19th Century, 1946

New York, The Museum of Modern Art & Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum, Claude Monet: Seasons and Moments, 1960, no. 62

Paris, Centre Culturel du Marais, Claude Monet au temps de Giverny, 1983, no. 37, illustrated in color in the catalogue 

Madrid, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Claude Monet, 1840-1926, 1986, no. 81, illustrated in color in the catalogue

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

Liège, Musée d'Art Moderne, Claude Monet 1940-1926, 1992, no. 27, illustrated in the catalogue

Koriyama, Koriyama City Museum of Art; Asahikawa, Asahikawa 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, A French and American Impressionist Works from the Collection of the Brooklyn Museum, 2000-01, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue 

Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Impressionismus: Amerika-Frankreich-Russland, 2002-03, no. 4, illustrated in the catalogue

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

Hiroshima, Hiroshima Museum of Art & Nara, Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, Claude Monet: A Hymn to Light, 2004, no. 38, illustrated in the catalogue

Seoul, Seoul Art Center & Busan, Busan Museum, French and American Impressionists in the Brooklyn Museum, 2006-07, no. 23, 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

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, European Paintings, 2009

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

San Antonio, McNay Art Museum; Wichita, Wichita Art Museum; Winnipeg, Winnipeg Art Gallery; Davenport, Iowa, Figge Art Museum; Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery; Jacksonville, Florida, Cummer Art Museum; Jeju City, South Korea, Jeju Museum of Art; Goyang, South Korea, Aram Nuri Art Gallery & Nanjing, Nanjing Museum of Art, French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 2017-20