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Inscription

lower left: Claude Monet 82

Provenance

Purchased January 1883 from the artist by (Durand-Ruel, Paris). (Arthur Tooth & Sons, London) in 1939.[1] Lady John Hope; sold 1953 to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA;[2] gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1910
Manet-Monet, Galerie Miethke, Vienna, 1910, no. 28.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 88, repro
1967
French Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1967, no cat.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
2013
Impressionists at the Waterside: Depicting Urban Resorts: Paris, the Seine, and Normandy, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum; Fukuoka City Museum; The Museum of Kyoto, 2013-2014, no. 73, repro.
2014
Looking at Monet: The Great Impressionist and His Influence on Austrian Art, Lower Belvedere, Orangery, Vienna, 2014-2015, no. 28, repro., as On the Cliff at Dieppe, Cliffs at Dieppe, and Sur la falaise à Dieppe.
Bibliography
1974
Wildenstein, Daniel. Claude Monet. Biographie et catalogue raisonné. 5 vols. Lausanne and Paris, 1974-1991: 2:no. 754, as Sur la Falaise à Dieppe.