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Grand Canal, Venice

1908

Claude Monet, French, 1840–1926


Dimensions

73.7 x 92.4 cm (29 x 36 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.171

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Sidney and Esther Rabb Gallery (Gallery 255)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right: Claude Monet 1908

Provenance

March 1912, sold by the artist to Bernheim-Jeune, Paris and Durand-Ruel, Paris (stock no. 9992) [see note 1]; from Durand-Ruel, Paris to Durand-Ruel, New York (stock no. 3543); November 1912, sold by Durand-Ruel, New York to Alexander Cochrane (b. 1840 - d. 1919), Boston; 1919, bequest of Alexander Cochrane to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1919) NOTES: [1] The provenance given here is taken from Daniel Wildenstein, "Monet: catalogue raisonné" (1996), vol. 4, p. 809, cat. no. 1738. The painting was included in the exhibition "Monet - Venise," Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, May 28 - June 8, 1912, cat. no. 3.

Credit Line

Bequest of Alexander Cochrane