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Meule by Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Meule, 1891

Oil on canvas
72.7 x 92.1 cm (28.63 x 36.25 in)
Unique artwork
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Momentum 12M
Last recorded sale at Christie's, New York (17 Nov 2016)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Nov 17, 2016
Christie'sNew YorkImpressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale9B
$****** - ******
May 11, 1999
Sotheby'sNew YorkImpressionist & Modern Art Part I116
$****** - ******
Artwork Description



72.7 x 92.1 cm (28.63 x 36.25 in)


oil on canvas


signed and dated 'Claude Monet 91' (lower left)


(Possibly) M. Knoedler & Co. Inc., New York, (acquired from the artist, September 1891); Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer, Chicago (1892); Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, 28 June 1894); Pierre Colle, Paris (acquired from the above, 3 April 1948); Galerie Drouant-David, Paris;

Private collection (acquired from the above, 1948);

sale, Hôtel des ventes, Bayeux, 4 June 1990, lot 64;

Private collection, Switzerland (acquired at the above sale);

sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 11 May 1999, lot 116;

Acquired by the present owner, circa 2002.


New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exposition of Forty Paintings by Claude Monet, January 1895, no. 35.

Boston, Walter Kimball Gallery, Paintings by Claude Monet from the Durand-Ruel Collection, March 1907, no. 16.

Boston, Brooks Reed Gallery, Tableaux Durand-Ruel, 1913.

Lausanne, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Claude Monet et ses amis, May-September 1993, p. 36, no. 10 (illustrated in color; titled Impressions roses et bleues: Meule).

Vienna, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Claude Monet, March-June 1996, p. 218, no. 54 (illustrated in color, p. 116; dated 1890-1891 and titled Impressions roses at bleues: meule).

London, Helly Nahmad Gallery, The New Painting: New Visions in Modern Art (1835-1956), February-May 1998, p. 100, no. 4 (illustrated in color; titled Impression roses et bleues (Meule)).


D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1979, vol. III, p. 144, no. 1290 (illustrated, p. 145).

D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1991, vol. V, p. 48, no. 1290; p. 200, letters 2833 and 2835-2837.

M. Alphant, Claude Monet: Une vie dans dans le paysage, Paris, 1993, p. 488.

D. Wildenstein, Monet: Catalogue raisonné, Cologne, 1996, vol. III, p. 503, no. 1290 (illustrated in color, p. 499).

S. Pappworth, This is Monet, London, 2015, p. 53 (illustrated in color; titled Grain Stacks, Pink and Blue Impressions).


signed and dated 'Claude Monet 91' (lower left)

oil on canvas

28 5/8 x 36 ¼ in. (72.7 x 92.1 cm.)

Painted in 1891