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Camille Monet (1847–1879) in the Garden at Argenteuil  1876

by Claude Monet

In 1876, Monet made no less than ten paintings of his rented house and garden at Argenteuil. This canvas may be among the ones he painted in June, when he was working on "a series of rather interesting new things." Madame Monet seems incidental in comparison to the impressive stand of hollyhocks in the middle of the composition. Flickering brushstrokes of brightly colored ...
32 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (81.6 x 60 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art