The Bridge At Argenteuil
Painting - Oil On Canvas
This is a reproduction of “The Bridge at Argenteuil” of 1874 by Claude Monet. This is a masterpiece of French Impressionism iconic painting and portrays the flowers in the artist’s garden at Argenteuil in France. Oscar Claude Monet was born in 1840 Paris and founded the Impressionist movement in fine art. At the age of seventeen he began painting "en plein air", an outdoor method of painting in which gestural and suggestive use of oils is made. After two years of military service in Algeria, Monet returned to Paris and painting and initiated the Impressionist style with collaborators, Renoir, Bazille and Sisley. He married Camille Doncieux in 1870 and painter her in several works until her death in 1879. Monet himself died in 1926. This painting is an oil on canvas measuring 60 by 79.7 centimeters. It is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
October 25th, 2019
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