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The Seine at Lavacourt  1880

by Claude Monet

This painting was based on sketches made outdoors and then probably executed within the studio. Monet painted this work according to traditional compositional rules-a strong horizontal axis intersects with the central inverted triangular form made up of the trees and their reflection on the surface of the water. This geometric structure invests the composition with calm an...
38 3/4 x 58 3/4 in. (98.425 x 149.225 cm)
Oil on Canvas
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