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Saint-Georges Majeur by Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Saint-Georges Majeur, 1908

Oil on canvas
60 x 73.3 cm (23.63 x 28.88 in)
Paintings
Unique artwork
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Last recorded sale at Christie's, New York (16 May 2024)
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May 16, 2024
Christie'sNew York20th Century Evening Sale30B
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Saint-Georges Majeur
Artwork Description
Category

paintings

Dimensions

60 x 73.3 cm (23.63 x 28.88 in)

Materials

oil on canvas

Signature

signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1908" (lower right)

Provenance

Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris and Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (jointly acquired from the artist, March 1912).

Alexander Cochrane, Boston (acquired from Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris, July 1912).

James Sullivan Cochrane, Boston (by descent from the above, circa 1919, then by descent until at least 1942).

Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York and Buenos Aires (1943).

Private collection, Buenos Aires and Milan (acquired from the above, 1954); sale, Christie"s, London, 11 April 1972, lot 33.

Private collection, Tokyo (acquired at the above sale).

Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1981.

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Claude Monet: Venise , May-June 1912, no. 9-2.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Claude Monet: Memorial Exhibition , January 1927, no. 39 (titled Venetian Scene ).

Buenos Aires, Wildenstein Arte S.A., De Manet a nuestros dias , July 1949, no. 156.

Buenos Aires, Wildenstein Arte S.A., Exposición de Impresionistas , June 1954, no. 8.

Literature

Letter from C. Monet to G. and J. Bernheim-Jeune, 29 March 1912.

G. Geffroy, "La Venise de Claude Monet" in La Dépêche , vol. 43, no. 16.016, 30 May 1912, p. 1.

G. Geffroy, “Claude Monet" in La Vie , 1 June 1912, pp. 449-450.

H. Genet, "Beaux-Arts et curiosité: Les ‘Venise" de Claude Monet" in L"Opinion , 1 June 1912, p. 698.

G. Lecomte, "La vie artistique: Un radieux poème à la gloire de Venise, c"est l"illustre peintre Claude Monet qui nous en donne la joie" in Le Matin , vol. 29, no. 10324, 3 June 1912, p. 6.

A. Michel, "Promenade aux Salons" in Journal des débats politiques et litt éraires , vol. 124, no. 156, 5 June 1912, p. 1.

F. Thiébault-Sisson, “Art et curiosité: Une féerie de lumière et de couleur, Venise vue par Claude Monet" in Le Temps , vol. 52, no. 18606, 11 June 1912, p. 4.

“Vision d"art: Venise par Claude Monet" in Le Gaulois , vol. 47, no. 12662, 14 June 1912, p. 1.

H. Gheon, "A tracers les expositions: Claude Monet" in L"art décoratif (supplément), 20 June 1912, pp. 4-6.

G. Geffroy, Claude Monet: Sa vie, son temps, son œ uvre , Paris, 1922, pp. 318-319.

M. de Fels, La vie de Claude Monet , Paris, 1929, p. 235.

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, peintures , Lausanne, 1985, vol. IV, p. 236, no. 1745 (illustrated, p. 237); p. 384, letter 2001a.

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné , Cologne, 1996, vol. IV, p. 814, no. 1745 (illustrated).

Description

CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)

Monet, C.

Saint-Georges Majeur

signed and dated ‘Claude Monet 1908" (lower right)

oil on canvas

23 5/8 x 28 7/8 in. (59.9 x 73.2 cm.)

Painted in 1908