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La Grenouillère  1869

by Claude Monet

During the summer of 1869, Monet and Renoir set up their easels at La Grenouillère, a boating and bathing resort on the Seine River, not far from Paris. Monet noted on September 25, "I do have a dream, a painting, the baths of La Grenouillère, for which I have made some bad sketches, but it is only a dream. Renoir, who has just spent two months here, also wants to do this ...
74.6 x 99.7 cm (29 3/8 x 39 1/4 in.)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art