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Regent Street, London  1906

by André Derain

Commissioned by the art dealer Ambroise Vollard to emulate a series of earlier works by Monet, Derain made three trips to London in early March 1906, late March–mid-April 1906, and late January–early February 1907. Many of the London paintings may have been executed from sketchbooks after Derain's return to Paris. Among the artist's twenty-nine known scenes, the most strik...
26 × 39 1/8 in. (66 × 99.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art