Lower left: Claude Monet 81
1881 or 1891, sold by the artist to Durand-Ruel, Paris [see note 1]; 1913, sold by Durand-Ruel to John Pickering Lyman (b. 1847? - d. 1914), Portsmouth, NH; 1914, by descent to Theodora Lyman (d. 1919), Portsmouth; 1919, gift of Miss Theodora Lyman to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1919) NOTES:  According to Daniel Wildenstein, "Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné" (Paris, 1974), p. 410, cat. no. 693, Monet sold this painting to Durand-Ruel in December, 1881. Notes in the MFA curatorial file give the date as 1891.
The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman