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La Pointe de la Hève, Sainte-Adresse  1864

by Claude Monet

This painting shows the beach at Sainte-Adresse near Monet's home town of Le Havre, then a fashionable tourist resort. It was probably intended as a study for a larger exhibition picture. The brushwork shows Monet's determination to record the particular characteristics of this simple image. From the delicate colours of the shingle beach to the ribbons of sunlight on the h...
41 x 73 cm
Oil on Canvas
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