oil on canvas
39.53 in. (100.40 cm.) (height) by 79.13 in. (201.00 cm.) (width)
signed and dated 'Claude Monet 1919' (lower right)
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Monet, January - February 1921, no. 44 or 45. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Art and Science in Gardens, June - July 1922, no. 101. New York, Durand Ruel Galleries, Waterlilies by Claude Monet, February 1924, no. 1-4. Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Hommage à Claude Monet, 1926. Philadelphia, Arts Club, Monet, Memorial Exhibition, April 1927, no. 6.
M. Ciolkowska, 'Monet: His Garden, His World', in International Studio, February 1923, no. 309, pp. 371-377 (illustrated p. 378). D. Rouart, J.-D. Rey & R. Maillard, Monet: Nymphéas, Paris, 1972, (illustrated p. 174). M. Hoog, Monet, Paris, 1978, no. 80 (illustrated). R. Gordon & C.F. Stuckey, 'Blossoms and Blunders: Monet and the State', in Art in America, January - February 1979, p. 110. D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: biographie et catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, 1899-1926, Lausanne and Paris, 1985, no. 1890, p. 288 (illustrated p. 289). D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Cologne, 1996, no. 1890 (illustrated p. 897). S. Muchnic, Odd Man In: Norton Simon and the Pursuit of Culture, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1998, pp. 192-193. P. Hayes Tucker, 'The Revolution in the Garden: Monet in the Twentieth Century', in exh. cat., Monet in the Twentieth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1999, pp. 79 and 218.
Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by whom acquired from the artist in November 1919. Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, and Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, by January 1921. Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (nos. 11874 and D13373), by 1922. Jean d'Alayer (Mme d'Alayer, née Marie-Louise Durand-Ruel), Paris, by whom acquired from the above. Sam Salz, Inc., New York. Mr and Mrs Norton Simon, Los Angeles, circa 1968; their sale, Sotheby's, New York, 5 May 1971, lot 41. Mrs Elizabeth Clementine Miller Tangeman, Columbus, Indiana, by whom acquired at the above sale. Acquired from the above by the late owners in August 1993.