Nympheas, Japanese Bridge
Claude Monet, French, 1840 - 1926
Made in France, Europe Date:
Oil on canvasDimensions:
35 x 36 1/2 inches (88.9 x 92.7 cm)Curatorial Department:
European Painting before 1900, Johnson CollectionObject Location:
* Gallery 164, European Art 1850-1900, first floor (Women´s Committee Gallery)Accession Number:
The Albert M. Greenfield and Elizabeth M. Greenfield Collection, 1974
Late in life, Monet repeatedly painted motifs that he found in the garden of his country house at Giverny, including this Japanese-style footbridge that spanned a pond laden with water lilies.
The artist's son Michel Monet (1878-1966), Giverny, 1926; sold to Katia Granoff (dealer), Paris, c. 1950 ; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, as of October 1956 ; sold to Mr. & Mrs. Albert Greenfield, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, April 16, 1957 ; gift to PMA, 1974.
1. See Monet, Later Works: Homage to Katia Granoff (exh. cat., Iwate Museum of Art, Japan), 2001, p. 117.
2. Exhibited by Knoedler, New York, "Monet, Les Nymphéas, séries de paysages d'eau," October 1956.
3. Dated receipt in curatorial file.
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