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On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt  1868

by Claude Monet

Here Claude Monet’s future wife, Camille Doncieux, sits on an island in the Seine River, looking toward the hamlet of Gloton, next to the town of Bennecourt, from which she and Monet have presumably rowed. This is the only painting to survive from the brief period that the couple spent in Gloton, which the novelist Émile Zola recommended to Monet as a cheap rural retreat t...
81.5 x 100.7 cm (32 1/16 x 39 5/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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