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The Impressionist Spirit: An Important Private Collection

Claude Monet

Au Cap Martin

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May 17, 12:56 AM GMT


10,000,000 - 15,000,000 USD

Lot Details


The Impressionist Spirit: An Important Private Collection

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Au Cap Martin

signed Claude Monet and dated 84 (lower left)

oil on canvas

25 ⅝ by 32 in. 65.2 by 81 cm.

Executed in 1884.

Please note that this work has been requested for inclusion in the forthcoming exhibition "Painting Paradise: The Mediterranean and Modernity" scheduled to be held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London and the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland from 3 October 2026 - 11 July 2027.

Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired directly from the artist on 31 May 1884)

Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the above on 13 June 1884)

Charles E. Haviland, Paris (acquired from the above on 13 June 1884)

George Haviland, Paris (acquired by descent from the above)

Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 2-3 June 1932, lot 53 (consigned by the above)

M. and Mme. Roger Waller, Paris (acquired at the above sale and until at least 1952)

Annabelle Waller, Paris (acquired by descent from the above)

Wildenstein & Co., New York (acquired from the above in 1998)

Acquired from the above on 12 May 1999 by the present owner  

Lionello Venturi, Les Archives de l'Impressionnisme, vol. I, Paris, 1939, p. 280 (titled Vue prise du Cap Martin prés Menton)

Luigina Rossi Bortolatto, L’Opera completa di Claude Monet, Milan, 1972, no. 272, p. 105

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet,Biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Lausanne, 1979, no. 896, p. 129, illustrated; no. 298, p. 221, mentioned in a letter 

Daniel Wildenstein, Claude Monet, Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, Cologne, 1996, no. 896, p. 335, illustrated 

Exh. Cat., Bordighera, Chiesa Anglicana, Monet à Bordighera, 1998, fig. 5, p. 13, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., Paris, Grand Palais, Méditerranée, de Courbet à Matisse, 2000-01, p. 202

Christiane Eluère, Monet et la Riviera, Paris, 2006, p. 117

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Claude Monet de 1865 à 1888, 1935, no. 41 (titled Le Cap Martin, environs de Menton)

Kunsthaus Zürich; Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts and The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Claude Monet, 1952, no. 59 (Zurich), no. 45 (Paris) and no. 48 (The Hague)

Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum and New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Monet and the Mediterranean, 1997-98, no. 39, pp. 108-09, illustrated in color (titled Cap Martin)

Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Monet: Il maestro della luce, 2000, no. 30, pp. 113-14; p. 71, illustrated in color; p. 113, illustrated; illustrated in color on the front and back covers

Wildenstein & Co., New York, Claude Monet (1840-1926), a Tribute to Daniel Wildenstein and Katia Granoff, 2007, no. 37, pp. 313-14; p. 254, illustrated in color

Paris, Grand Palais, Claude Monet 1840-1926, 2010-11, no. 72, pp. 313-14; pp. 194-95, illustrated in color