CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)
Waterloo Bridge, soleil voilé
signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1903’ (lower left)
oil on canvas
25 3/4 x 39 1/2 in. (65.4 x 100 cm.)
Painted in 1899-1903
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, June 1904).
Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the above, 7 November 1904).
Anton Mayer, Berlin and Weimar (acquired from the above, 7 November 1904, until at least 1916). Paul and Gabrielle Oppenheim-Errera, Brussels and Princeton (1916); Estate sale, Christie’s, New York, 11 November 1997, lot 107.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
R. de Bettex, "Echos de partout: Claude Monet" in La République française, 10 May 1904, p. 1.
R.M. Ferry, "Notes d'art: La Tamise par M. Claude Monet" in La Liberté, 18 May 1904, p. 3.
G. Kahn, "L'exposition Claude Monet" in La Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1 July 1904, vol. 31, no. 565, pp. 82-88 (illustrated).
G. Denoinville, Sensations d'art, Paris, 1906, p. 135.
L. Venturi, Les archives de l'Impressionnisme, Paris, 1939, vol. I, pp. 393-394.
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1979, vol. IV, p. 182, no. 1591 (illustrated, p. 183); p. 365, lettres 1723-1724 and p. 427, pièces justificatives 169-170.
P.H. Tucker, Claude Monet: Life and Art, New Haven, 1995, p. 173.
D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, p. 697, no. 1591 (illustrated in color).
H. von Bernard Echte and W. Feilchenfeldt, Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1901-1905, Zurich, 2011, p. 551 (illustrated in color).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Monet, May-June 1904, no. 23.
Berlin, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Monet, September 1904, no. 7.
Princeton University Art Museum, April 1989-September 1997 (on extended loan).
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