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The Japanese Footbridge
Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926)
c. 1920-22. Oil on canvas, 35 1/4 x 45 7/8" (89.5 x 116.3 cm). Grace Rainey Rogers Fund
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
The artist; by inheritance to Michel Monet (1878-1966), Giverny, 1926 ; [Mme. L. Mortier] ; M. Knoedler & Co., New York; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 1956 .
 Per catalogue raisonné Wildenstein (no. 1932).
 According to the provenance given in the catalogue raisonné, the work was owned by "Mme L. Mortier" after Michel Monet and before it was sold by Knoedler & Co., New York. The Museum's registrar's files, however, indicate that Knoedler acquired the painting from Michel Monet.
 Acquired from Knoedler & Co., New York, May 14, 1956 (title: Nenuphars). Collection files 242.1956, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Le Pont japonais / The Japanese Bridge
Pond and Covered Bridge
[Le Pont japonais]