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The Aiguille trough the Porte d'Aval  1886

by Claude Monet

In the Fall of 1885, Monet took up residence in Étretat, a small fishing village and resort town on the Normandy coast. He likely began this painting at that time, then shipped it with some fifty other canvases to his studio in Giverny where he continued work, signing it in 1886. The lighting and tide conditions correspond to late afternoon, as the sun sets behind the clif...
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Oil on Canvas
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