Claude Monet - La porte du jardin à Vétheuil 1881

Claude Monet - La porte du jardin à Vétheuil 1881

La porte du jardin à Vétheuil 1881
60x73cm oil/canvas
Sold for: USD 4.28 million
Auction house: Sotheby’s, London
Sale date: 28 February 2018
Seller: Private Collection
Buyer: Anonymous buyer

‘In paintings of the garden at Vétheuil, [Monet] insisted upon the presence of the fence, whose emphatic rail and palings sharply mark off the world of the domestic garden from that which lies beyond.’
Virginia Spate, The Colour of Time: Claude Monet, London, 1992, p. 144