Waterlilies or The Water Lily Pond (Nymphéas)

Waterlilies or The Water Lily Pond (Nymphéas)

1904
Artist
Claude Monet, French, 1840-1926
Born: Paris, France
Country
France
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Funds from Helen Dill bequest
1935.14

Claude Monet, Waterlilies or The Water Lily Pond (Nymphéas), 1904. Oil paint on canvas; 34 × 36 in. (88 × 91.4 cm). Funds from Helen Dill bequest, 1935.14 

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
image height: 34.6260 in, 87.95 cm; image width: 36.0000 in, 91.44 cm; frame height: 42.75 in, 108.5850 cm; frame width: 44 in, 111.7600 cm; frame depth: 3.25 in, 8.2550 cm
Inscription
[lower right] Claude Monet 1904
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Purchase from the artist, (Durand-Ruel, Paris) for three-fourths and (Bernheim-Jeune) for one-fourth, June 3, 1909, no. 9073; purchase, (Durand-Ruel, New York), January 18, 1910, no. 3364; purchase, (Durand-Ruel, Paris), March 12, 1910; purchase, (Durand-Ruel, New York), March 10, 1911, no. 3419; purchase, Katherine W. Toll (née Wolcott) [1854–1936], Denver, (same day); purchase, Denver Art Museum, 1935.
Exhibition History
  • "Les Nymphéas, série de paysages d’eau par Claude Monet"—Galerie Durand-Ruel, 05/06/1909–06/05/1909, no. 3
  • Los Angeles County Museum, 06/14/1960–08/07/1960, no. 105
  • "Claude Monet", For the Benefit of the New York Hospital—Acquavella Galleries, New York, 10/27/1976–11/28/1976, no. 62
  • "Monet’s Years at Giverny: Beyond Impressionism"—Metropolitan Museum of Art, 04/22/1978-07/09/1978
  • Saint Louis Art Museum, 08/01/1978-10/08/1978
  • "Claude Monet: Painter of Light"—Auckland Art Gallery, 04/29/1985 - 05/28/1985
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06/11/1985 - 07/23/1985
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 08/06/1985 - 09/17/1985
  • "Claude Monet"—Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, 04/29/1986 - 06/30/1986, no. 105
  • On loan to the Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, 1992
  • "Claude Monet, 1840-1926"—Art Institute of Chicago, 07/22/1995 - 11/26/1995
  • "Monet in the 20th Century"—Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 09/20/1998 - 12/27/1998
  • Royal Academy of Arts in London, 01/23/1999 - 04/18/1999
  • "Monet, le cycle des Nymphéas"—Musèe National de l’Orengerie, Paris, 05/06/1999 - 08/02/1999
  • "Claude Monet"—Spätwerk und Moderne, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, 11/23/2001 - 03/10/2002
  • "Claude Monet… bis zum digitalen Impressionismus"—Fondation Beyeler, Basel/Riechen, Switzerland, 03/28/2002 - 08/04/2002, no. 22
  • "Monet and Abstraction"—Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 02/23/2010 - 05/30/2010
  • "Impressionist Gardens"—National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 07/31/2010 - 10/17/2010
  • "Monet’s Waterlilies"—Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 02/17/2011 - 06/12/2011
  • "Monet in Giverny: Landscapes of Reflection"—Cincinnati Art Museum 02/04/2012 - 05/13/2012
  • "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
  • “In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism” — Denver Art Museum, 07/19/2015 – 10/11/2015
  • "Painting the Modern Gardens: Monet to Matisse"—The Cleveland Museum of Art, 10/11/2015 - 01/03/2016
  • On loan to Fondazione Magnani Rocca, 08/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
  • "Impressionism: The Art of Landscape"—Museum Barberini, 01/21/2017 - 05/28/2017, no. 65
  • "Reflections on Monet"—San Diego Museum of Art, 06/01/2017 - 02/01/2018
  • “Dior: From Paris to the World” — Denver Art Museum, 11/18/2018 – 3/17/2019
  • “Monet and His Places” — Denver Art Museum, October 2019 – May 2020
  • "Monet: Places"—Museum Barberini, Potsdam, 02/22/2020–07/19/2020