Claude Monet (1840-1926)
Waterloo Bridge, effet de brouillard
signed and dated 'Claude Monet 1903' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 7/8 x 39 5/8 in. (65.7 x 100.2 cm.)
Painted in 1899-1903.
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 7 June 1904).
Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 14 December 1904).
Amy Lowell, Boston (acquired from the above, 4 February 1905).
Elizabeth and William Lowell Putnam, Boston (by descent from the above).
Katharine and Harvey H. Bundy, Boston (by descent from the above, circa 1936); sale, Christie's, New York, 31 October 1978, lot 12.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 30 June 1980, lot 21.
International Art Center, Geneva (acquired at the above sale).
Private collection, Japan (acquired from the above, circa 1982).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 May 1999, lot 119.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Laertes, "Causeries. La quinzaine artistique" in La Dépêche de Toulouse, 30 May 1904, p. 1.
S.F. Damon, Amy Lowell: A Chronicle, with Extracts from her Correspondence, New York, 1935, pp. 154 and 264.
L. Venturi, Les archives de l'Impressionnisme, Paris, 1939, vol. I, pp. 393-394.
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1985, vol. IV, p. 182, no. 1592 (illustrated, p. 183); p. 365, lettres 1723-1724 and pp. 472-428 and 432, pièces justificatives 169-170, 178-179 and 327.
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné, supplément aux peintures, dessins, pastels, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 52, no. 1592.
D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, p. 698, no. 1592 (illustrated in color).
Claude Monet: A Tribute to Daniel Wildenstein and Katia Granoff, exh. cat., Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2007, p. 114.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Claude Monet: Vues de la Tamise à Londres, May-June 1904, p. 10, no. 20.
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, VII. Jahrgang, I. Ausstellung, October 1904, no. 8.
Boston, Copley Hall, Loan Collection of Paintings by Claude Monet and Eleven Sculptures by Auguste Rodin, March 1905, p. 21, no. 55.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Claude Monet: Memorial Exhibition, January-February 1927, no. 72.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts (on loan), May-October 1936 and June-October 1962.
Ibaraki, Museum of Modern Art, Monet et ses amis, October-November 1988, p. 78, no. 34 (illustrated in color).