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image of The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil Claude Monet (artist)
French, 1840 - 1926
The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1880
oil on canvas
overall: 151.5 x 121 cm (59 5/8 x 47 5/8 in.) framed: 177.8 x 147.3 x 9.5 cm (70 x 58 x 3 3/4 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection
1970.17.45
On View
From the Tour: Impressionism
Object 8 of 8

Provenance

Acquired 1910 from the artist by (Georges Bernheim, Paris). (René Gimpel, Paris). Guez, Paris.[1] (Gimpel Fils, London), by 1946 until at least 1950;[2] sold to (Lagarde) for (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York, and Paris); sold 15 March 1961 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[3] bequest 1970 to NGA.

[1] According to information provided by Wildenstein to Ailsa Mellon Bruce in 1961.

[2] The painting was included in the inaugural exhibition of Gimpel Fils in London in 1946; see Diana Kostyrko, "From Fragonard to Kennard: René Gimpel, art dealer," Art Monthly Australia #217 (March 2009): 33-35, kindly sent by the author to the NGA.

[3] See the Ailsa Mellon Bruce notebook now in NGA archives, copy in NGA curatorial files.

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