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Claude Monet

Massif de chrysanthèmes

Monet x Monet: A Distinguished American Collection

Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Massif de chrysanthèmes

Massif de chrysanthèmes

Monet x Monet: A Distinguished American Collection

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Massif de chrysanthèmes

signed Claude Monet and dated 97 (lower centre)

oil on canvas

130.7 by 88.8cm., 51½ by 35in.

Painted in 1897.


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1840 - 1926年


款識:藝術家簽名Claude Monet並紀年97(中下)


130.7 x 88.8 公分;51½ x 35 英寸


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Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the artist on 27th March 1907)

Marc François, Paris (acquired from the above on 21st April 1920)

Albert Kahn, Detroit

E. & A. Silberman Galleries, New York

Muriel Bultman Francis, New Orleans (acquired from the above circa 1937 and until at least 1986)

Acquavella Galleries, New York

Alan Strassman, Massachusetts (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 11th November 1987, lot 35)

Private Collection, Japan (acquired by 1995)

Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above in 1998. Sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 10th May 2001, lot 216)

Henryk de Kwiatkowski Family Collection (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Christie’s, New York, 3rd November 2004, lot 2)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner





E.& A. 修伯曼畫廊,紐約








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

Lionello Venturi, Les Archives de l'Impressionnisme, Paris & New York, 1939, vol. I, p. 407

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne & Paris, 1979, vol. II, mentioned p. 294

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne & Paris, 1979, vol. III, no. 1497, illustrated p. 219

Robert Gordon & Andrew Forge, Monet, New York, 1983, illustrated in a photograph p. 187

John House, Monet. Nature into Art, New York, 1983, illustrated p. 187

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne & Paris, 1985, vol. IV, mentioned in letter no. 1827

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1991, vol. V, no. 1497, p. 51

Charles. F. Stuckey, Claude Monet, Chicago, 1995, no. 71, illustrated in colour p. 228 (as dating from 1896-97 and with incorrect measurements)

Daniel Wildenstein, Monet, Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, no. 1497, illustrated p. 629 (with inverted image)











Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, ClaudeMonet, 1898

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Exposition de natures mortes par Monet, Cézanne, Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, A. André, G. d'Espagnat, Lerolle, 1908, no. 3

Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Art moderne, 1912, no. 136

Flint, Michigan, Flint Institute of Art, Six Centuries of Painting. E. A. Silberman Galleries, 1941, no. 23 (titled Banked Chrysanthemums and with inverted measurements)

New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, Paintings Lent by Mrs. Hans Hofmann and Mrs. Muriel Francis, 1941, no. 1

New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, Profile of a Connoisseur: The Collection of Muriel Bultman Francis, 1985-86, no. 72, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Kurashiki, Kurashiki Municipal Museum; Sapporo, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art & Takaoka, Takaoka Museum of Art, Les Nymphéas de Louis Cane: Regard sur Claude Monet, 1995, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue