HomeLe Grand Canal À Venise
Le Grand Canal À Venise
1874 | Oil Canvas
57.5×47.9 cm | 0.28 m²
USD 4*** - 6***
Details EDOUARD MANET (1832-1883) Le Grand Canal à Venise signed ‘Manet’ (lower left) oil on canvas 22 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (57.5 x 47.9 cm.) Painted in fall 1874 Provenance Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris (acquired from the artist, January 1875). Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 10 August 1906). Mr. and Mrs. William H. and Ethel Crocker, Hillsborough, California (acquired from the above, 10 August 1906, then by descent until at least 1953). Provident Security Co., San Francisco (by 1966, until at least 1977). Private collection (by 1990). Marc de Montebello, New York (acquired from the above, July 1993). Private collection (1993). Acquired by the late owner, 15 February 2000. Literature J.L., "Exposition d'oeuvres de Manet chez Durand-Ruel" in La chronique des arts et de la curiosité, 12 December 1896, no. 39, p. 367. R. Bouyer, "Les Arts" in L'Image, 1897, p. 59. A. Proust, "Edouard Manet, Inedit" in La revue blanche, February 1897, vol. XII, p. 203 (dated 1875). Catalogue de la Collection Faure, Paris, 1902, no. 39. T. Duret, Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre, Paris, 1902, p. 108, no. 205 (illustrated). F. Wedmore, "Manet in Bond Street" in The Standard, 15 June 1906. Criticus, "A Realist, a Seer and Others" in The Family Herald, 30 June 1906. J. Meier-Graefe, Edouard Manet, Munich, 1912, p. 314. A. Proust, Edouard Manet: Souvenirs, Paris, 1913, p. 166, no. 79 (dated 1875). E. Waldmann, Edouard Manet, Berlin, 1923, p. 59 (illustrated; dated 1875 and with incorrect provenance). J.-E. Blanche, Manet, Paris, 1924 (illustrated, pl. 31; dated 1875). E. Moreau-Nélaton, Manet raconté par lui-même, Paris, 1926, vol. 2 (illustrated, fig. 194). A. Tabarant, Manet: Histoire catalographique, Paris, 1931, no. 239 (illustrated). P. Colin, Edouard Manet, Paris, 1932, pp. 42-43. P. Jamot and G. Wildenstein, Manet, Paris, 1932, vol. I, p. 149, no. 246 (illustrated, vol. II, p. 138, fig. 272). M. Florisoone, Manet, Monaco, 1947, p. 61 (illustrated). A. Tabarant, Manet et ses oeuvres, Paris, 1947, p. 610, no. 243 (illustrated). G. Bataille, Manet, Lausanne, 1955, p. 109. J. Richardson, Edouard Manet: Paintings and Drawings, London, 1958, p. 126 (illustrated, pl. 50). M. Venturi and S. Orienti, L'opera pittorica di Edouard Manet, Milan, 1967, p. 105, no. 207 (illustrated; illustrated again in color, pl. XXXIV; dated 1875). G. Bazin, Edouard Manet, Milan, 1972, p. 79 (illustrated; dated 1875). D. Rouart and D. Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue raisonné, peintures, Paris, 1975, vol. I, p. 192, no. 230 (illustrated, p. 193; illustrated again in color, p. 8; dated 1875). A.C. Hanson, Manet and the Modern Tradition, London, 1977, p. 173 (illustrated, fig. 126; titled Blue Venice). K. Adler, Manet, Oxford, 1986, p. 177 (titled Blue Venice and with incorrect provenance). J. Wilson-Bareau, "L'année impressionniste de Manet: Argenteuil et Venise en 1874" in Revue de l'art, 1989, no. 86, p. 30 (illustrated, fig. 5; titled Vue de Venise). P. Rylands, "Manet: Venice" in The Burlington Magazine, July 2013, vol. 155, no. 1324, pp. 510-512 (illustrated in color, p. 510, fig. 71). Exhibited Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Oeuvres de Manet, 1896. Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Les Manet de la Collection Faure, March 1906, p. 12, no. 19 (dated 1875). London, Sulley's, Paintings by Manet in the Collection of M. Faure of Paris, June 1906, no. 17 (dated 1875). San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Exhibition of French Painting from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day, June-July 1934, p. 55, no. 119 (illustrated). Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Mary Atkins Museum, Exhibition French Impressionist Landscape Painting, November-December 1936, p. 5, no. 18. New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Edouard Manet, March-April 1937, p. 35, no. 21 (illustrated, p. 67; dated circa 1874). San Francisco Museum of Art, Contemporary Art: Paintings, Watercolors and Sculptures Owned in the San Francisco Bay Region, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, January-February 1940, p. 18, no. 19 (illustrated). San Francisco, M.H. de Young Museum, Art of the United Nations, May-June 1945, p. 5. Vancouver Art Gallery, The French Impressionists, March-April 1953, p. 25, no. 60 (illustrated, p. 50). New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni, May-June 1956, no. 73 (illustrated). Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, Edouard Manet, November 1966-February 1967, p. 145, no. 126 (illustrated; dated 1875). New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., One-Hundred Years of Impressionism: A Tribute to Durand-Ruel, for the Benefit of the New York University Art Collection, April-May 1970, no. 31 (illustrated; dated 1875). Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais and New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manet, April-November 1983, pp. 373-375, no. 147 (illustrated in color; dated 1875). The Art Institute of Chicago, Manet and the Sea, October 2003-January 2004, p. 85 (illustrated in color, p. 152, pl. 65). Seattle, Experience Music Project, DoubleTake: From Monet to Lichtenstein, April 2006-January 2007, pp. 7 and 21 (illustrated in color). Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Venice: From Canaletto and Turner to Monet, September 2008-February 2009, p. 146 (illustrated in color). Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Manet: Return to Venice, April-August 2013, p. 201, no. 80 (illustrated in color, p. 76, fig. 56; illustrated again in color, p. 195; detail illustrated in color on the divider). Maine, Portland Art Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New Orleans Museum of Art and Seattle Art Museum, Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, October 2015-May 2017, pp. 25 and 66 (illustrated in color, p. 67). Special Notice On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.
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9 Nov 2022
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