Le Bassin Aux Nympheas
Artwork: Le Bassin Aux Nympheas
Size: 100.7 x 200.8 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Stamped with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; lower left); stamped again with signature 'Claude Monet' (Lugt 1819b; on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in 1917-1919
Provenance: Michel Monet, Giverny (by descent from the artist); Katia Granoff, Paris (acquired from the previous); Fairweather-Harding Gallery, Chicago (by 1959); Grant J. Pick, Chicago (1959); The Art Institute of Chicago (bequest from the estate of the previous, 1963); The Midwestern Educational Institution, Chicago; sale, Parke-Bernet Inc., New York, 15 April 1965, lot 84; Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, Washington, D.C. (acquired at the previous sale); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the previous, 1976); Private collection, Switzerland; sale, Christie's, New York, 8 May 2000, lot 33; Private collection; Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by present owner, 2002
Exhibition history: New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Seven Decades: Cross Currents in Modern Art 1895-1965, April-May 1966, p. 54, no. 80 (illustrated in color; titled Nympheas, dated 1913(?)); New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, Summer 1966, p. 11, no. 114; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Manet, Degas, Monet, Cezanne, Bonnard: OEuvres tardives, June-September 1977, no. 21 (illustrated in color); Kunstmuseum Basel, Claude Monet: Nympheas-Impression, Vision, July-October 1986, p. 84, no. 46 (illustrated in color); Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Monet and Modernsim, November 2001-March 2002, p. 94 (illustrated in color)