Claude Monet

Woman in a Garden

Woman in a Garden
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Author: Claude Monet
Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 50x65.5 cm
Origin: France, 1876

In the background of the painting is depicted Claude Monet's second home in Argenteuil. In the period when Impressionism was on the rise, Argenteuil became one of the favourite places for the artists of the group. This village on the Seine attracted them with its proximity to unspoiled nature. In 1871, Monet rented his first house here, signalling the end of the somewhat bohemian existence. Henceforth, many of his paintings would reflect the life of a family man. Monet enthusiastically painted his house, its garden, and at times depicted his wife Camille, alone or with their son, against this backdrop. In the autumn of 1874, Monet moved to another house depicted in the present picture.

Style: Impressionism
Source of entry: formerly in the collection of Otto Krebs, Holzdorf
Exibition: French Painting: 19th - 20th centuries
Transferred from Germany after World War II

See also

Claude Monet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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