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The Departure of the Boats, Étretat  1885

by Claude Monet

Forced indoors by inclement fall weather, Claude Monet painted [i][url=https://www.artic.edu/artworks/59927/boats-on-the-beach-at-etretat]Boats on the Beach at Étretat[/url][/i] and [i]The Departure of the Boats, Étretat[/i] while looking out the window of his room at the Hôtel Blanquet. The two form a pair that share a palette, subject, and vantage point. In one of his da...
73.5 × 93.5 cm (28 15/16 × 36 13/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago