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Title:

Le Printemps

Maker:

Monet, Claude; painter; French artist, 1840-1926

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1886

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 64.8, cm
width, 80.6, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1953; Alex Reid and Lefèvre

Provenance:

Gabriel Faurè; with Messrs. Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1893; Paul Durand-Ruel; his grand-daughter, the Comtesse de Brecey; with Alex Reid and Lefèvre Ltd., London, 1950 from whom bought, 1952

Acquisition Credit:

With a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; Claude Monet
date; lower left; 86
label; verso; printed label; Messrs. Reid and Lefevre
label; verso; MS label; 2596 - Cl. Monet / Le Printemps (written in a French hand)
label; stretcher; MS label; 2586
number; stretcher; blue chalk; 989
label; verso; MS label; 78 / 52

Exhibition(s):

Treasures of Cambridge. 1959-03-17 - 1959-04-18
Organiser: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
Venue: Goldsmith's Hall, London?
Catalogue number: 50

French Landscapes from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1988-05-26 - 1988-06-14
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Catalogue number: 42

Claude Monet. 1928
Venue: Durand-Ruel, Colmar, Paris
Catalogue number: 49

A Group of Fine French Paintings. 1952
Venue: Lefèvre Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 12

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. Sutton, Denys. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 186-187
pl. 96

, Lefèvre Gallery1952. A group of fine French Paintings.London?: p. 7
reproduced; exhibition catalogue

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1954. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1953.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
pl. III

House, John et. al.. 1977. Monet.
no. 31

Wildenstein, Daniel. 1979. Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue raisonné.Lausanne:
no. 1066

Accession:

Object Number: PD.2-1953
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2810; input: 2000-03-08; modified: 2011-12-16)

Related
Resource:

Education Resources - Factsheets (pdf)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2810





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