Rocks at Port-Coton, the Lion Rock, Belle Ile
Monet, Claude; painter; French artist, 1840-1926
Painted during Monet's visit to the west coast of Brittany in the autumn and winter of 1886.
oil paint; medium
oil on canvas
height, 65.4, cm
width, 81.2, cm
allocated; 1998; H.M. Government
Bought from Monet by Boussod, Valadon & Cie, April 1887 (stockbook entry on this painting quoted in Stolwyck & Thompson, 1999); Poidatz; his sale, Paris, Drouot, 15 March 1888 (lot 62); Dupuis; sale Paris, Drouot, 10 June 1891 (lot 41); Leclanche; his sale, Paris, Drouot, 6 November 1924 (lot 60); with E.J. van Wisselingh, Amsterdam; M.P. Voute; O. Rebholz; with Durand Ruel, Paris; Wilhelm Weinberg, Scarsdale, USA; his sale, Sotheby's, 10 July 1957 (lot 27), where bought by Mrs Oliver Parker; by descent to T.O. Parker
Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax.
date; lower right; 86
signature; lower right; Claude Monet
Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 112
House, John et. al.. 1977. Monet.p. 413
Wildenstein, Daniel. 1979. Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue raisonné.Lausanne: p. 200, 201
Wildenstein, Daniel. 1979. Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue reisonné.Lausanne: p. 232
letter no. 855
Stolwyck, Chris. Thomson, Richard. 1999. Théo van Gogh 1857-1891 - Art dealer, collector and brother of Vincent.Amsterdam: p. 110, 214
Calonne, A. de. L' art contre nature.
Source Title: Soleil(23-1889)
La curiosité Vente Leclanche.
Source Title: Bulletin de la Vie Artistique(15-1924)
Object Number: PD.27-1998
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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