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Regatta at Sainte-Adresse  1867

by Claude Monet

Monet spent the summer of 1867 at Sainte-Adresse, a well-to-do suburb of Le Havre on the Normandy coast. On June 25, he reported that he had about twenty pictures under way, noting, "Among the seascapes, I am doing the regattas of Le Havre with many figures on the beach and the outer harbor covered with small sails." This sunny regatta, watched at high tide by well-dressed...
29 5/8 x 40 in. (75.2 x 101.6 cm)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art