Fishing Boats (Bateaux de pêche)

Fishing Boats (Bateaux de pêche)

1883
Artist
Claude Monet, French, 1840-1926
Born: Paris, France
Country
France
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Frederic C. Hamilton Collection
2020.568

Claude Monet, Fishing Boats, 1883. Oil on canvas; 25 ¾ x 36 ½ in. (65 x 92 cm). Frederic C. Hamilton Collection, 2020.568

Dimensions
image height: 25.75 in, 65.4050 cm; image width: 36.5 in, 92.7100 cm; frame height: 35 3/4 in, 90.805 cm; frame width: 46 1/2 in, 118.11 cm; frame depth: 4 1/2 in, 11.43 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Purchase from the artist, December, 1883, (Durand-Ruel, Paris); purchase, Charles Haviland [1840–1921], Paris and Limoges, January 5, 1884; purchase, (Georges Petit and Durand-Ruel, Paris), October 1, 1917; purchase, (Durand-Ruel, New York), December 6, 1917; purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand K. Thun, Wyomissing, PA, March 14, 1925; purchase, (Acquavella Galleries, New York), 1980; purchase, private collection, February 13, 1980; sale, Sotheby’s New York, May 6, 2003, no. 19 (repr.). Collection of Frederic C. Hamilton [1927–2016], Denver; bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum, 2014.
Exhibition History
  • "Tableaux Durand-Ruel"—Brooks Reed Gallery, Boston, 1918
  • "Exhibition by a Group of Contemporary French Painters"—Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, 1919
  • "Paintings by French Impressionists"—Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan, 1922
  • "Modern French Masters"—Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio, 1924, no. 26
  • "Exhibition of Marine Subjects by French Artists"—Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York, 1925, no. 15
  • "Williams Alumni Loan Exhibition"—Lawrence Museum of Art, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1962, no. 61
  • extended loan to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1977 - 1980
  • "Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum"—Denver Art Museum, 10/27/2013 - 02/09/2014
  • “Monet and His Places” — Denver Art Museum, October 2019 – May 2020
  • "Monet: Places"—Museum Barberini, Potsdam, 02/22/2020–07/19/2020