The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil  1874

by Edouard Manet

In July and August 1874 Manet vacationed at his family’s house in Gennevilliers, just across the Seine from Monet at Argenteuil. The two painters saw each other often that summer, and on a number of occasions they were joined by Renoir. While Manet was painting this picture of Monet with his wife Camille and their son Jean, Monet painted Manet at his easel (location unknow...
24 x 39 1/4 in. (61 x 99.7 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art