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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Claude Monet

Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute

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May 18, 01:03 AM GMT


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Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Le Grand Canal et Santa Maria della Salute

signed Claude Monet and dated 1908 (lower right)

oil on canvas

29 by 36 ⅜ in. 73.5 by 92.5 cm.

Executed in 1908. 




1840 - 1926年


款識:藝術家簽名Claude Monet並紀年1908(右下)


29 x 36 ⅜ 英寸;73.5 x 92.5 公分


Please note there is an Irrevocable Bid on this lot.

Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris and Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the artist in half shares on 10 April 1912)

Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired remaining half-share from Galerie Bernheim-Jeune on 1 June 1912)

Galerie Durand-Ruel, New York (acquired by transfer from the above in October 1912)

Joseph F. Flanagan, New York (acquired from the above on 28 October 1912)

Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the above on 2 April 1917)

Colonel Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia and New York (acquired from the above circa 1921)

Mrs. Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia (widow of the above; acquired by descent from the above and until at least 1936)

Van Diemen-Lilienfeld Gallery, New York

Dalzell Hatfield Gallery, Los Angeles

Private Collection, United States and Europe (acquired from above)

Dr. Peter Nathan, Zurich (on consignment from the above) 

Susumu Onishi, Japan (acquired from the above in 1990)

Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above in 1994)

Thence by descent to the present owner

Arsène Alexandre, “La Vie artistique, Claude Monet et Venise,” Le Figaro, 29 May 1912, p. 4
Gustave Geffroy, “La Venise de Claude Monet,” La Dépêche, 10 May 1912, p. 1
Henri Genet, “Beaux-Arts et Curiosité, Les ‘Venise’ de Claude Monet,” L’Opinion, 1 June 1912, p. 698
Georges Lecomte, “Un radieux poème à la gloire de Venise,” Le Matin, 3 June 1912, p. 6
A. Michel, “Promenade aux Salons,” Journal des Débats, 5 June 1912, p. 1
“Art et Curiositée. Une féerie de lumière et de couleur. Venise vue par Claude Monet,” Le Temps, 11 June 1912, p. 4
“Claude Monet,” Les Cris de Paris, 7 July 1912, p. 11
Gustave Geffroy, Claude Monet, sa vie, son temps, son oeuvre, Paris, 1922, pp. 317-18
Maurice Malingue, Claude Monet, Monaco, 1943, p. 139, illustrated, p. 148, listed (titled Le Grand Canal, Venise)
Germain Bazin, “Ephémérides impressionnistes,” L’Amour de l’Art, 1947, p. 153 and p. 154, illustrated 
Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Lausanne and Paris, 1985, no. 1740, p. 234, p. 235, illustrated; p. 385, letter no. 2012a; pp. 430-32, nos. 240, 277 and 301
Philippe Piguet, Monet et Venise, Paris, 1986, p. 72, illustrated 
Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Cologne, 1996, no. 1740, pp. 810-11, illustrated
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune and Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Monet, Venise, 1912, no. 5 (titled Le Grand Canal)
Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Monet, Venise, 1912
Chicago, O’Brien Gallery and Saint Louis, Noonan-Kocian Gallery, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1917
Chicago, Blackstone Hotel, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1918
Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1919
New York, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Recently Imported Works by Claude Monet, 1919, no. 10
Waterbury, Connecticut, Mattatuck Historical Society, 1919
Philadelphia, The Art Club of Philadelphia, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Claude Monet, 1927, no. 12
Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum, French Impressionist Landscape Painting, 1936, no. 24
Fort Worth, The Kimbell Museum of Art and Brooklyn Museum of Art, Monet and the Mediterranean, 1997-98, no. 74, p. 6, illustrated in color; p. 148, illustrated in color