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Title:

The Rock Needle and Porte d' Aval, Etretat

Maker(s) &
Production:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

? 1885
may have been the sketch for the signed painting, dated 1885, of the same subject now in a private collection (Wildenstein no. 1032)

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 64.8, cm
width, canvas, 81, cm

Acquisition:

allocated; 1998; H.M. Government

Provenance:

Michael Monet, Giverny; with Wildenstein; François Reichenbach; with Arthur Tooth, from whom bought by Mrs Oliver Parker; by descent to T.O. Parker

Acquisition Credit:

Accepted in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1998

Inscription:

stamp; lower right; Monet's studio stamp

Exhibition(s):

[On loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum since 1983]. 1983
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Documentation:

House, John et. al.. 1977. Monet.p. 390, 391
no. 1033

Wildenstein, Daniel. 1979. Claude Monet, biographie et catalogue raisonné.Lausanne: p. 176, 177

Accession:

Object Number: PD.26-1998
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2812; input: 2000-03-08; modified: 2014-02-24)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 703038)

Related
Resource:

French Impressionists - Online Exhibition

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2812





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