Meule
Artwork: Meule
Size: 72.7 x 92.1 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1891
Marks: Signed and dated 'Claude Monet 91' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: (possibly) M. Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, (acquired from the artist, September 1891); Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer, Chicago (1892); Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous, 28 June 1894); Pierre Colle, Paris (acquired from the previous, 3 April 1948); Galerie Drouant-David, Paris; Private collection (acquired from the previous, 1948); sale, Hôtel des ventes, Bayeux, 4 June 1990, lot 64; Private collection, Switzerland (acquired at the previous sale); sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 11 May 1999, lot 116; Acquired by the present owner, circa 2002
Exhibition history: New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exposition of Forty Paintings by Claude Monet, January 1895, no. 35. Boston, Walter Kimball Gallery, Paintings by Claude Monet from the Durand-Ruel Collection, March 1907, no. 16. Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1913; Lausanne, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Claude Monet et ses amis, May-September 1993, p. 36, no. 10 (illustrated in color; titled Impressions roses et bleues: Meule); Vienna, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Claude Monet, March-June 1996, p. 218, no. 54 (illustrated in color, p. 116; dated 1890-1891 and titled Impressions roses at bleues: meule); London, Helly Nahmad Gallery, The New Painting: New Visions in Modern Art (1835-1956), February-May 1998, p. 100, no. 4 (illustrated in color; titled Impression roses et bleues (Meule))

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 9B