Exhibit image
5 10.0 (2)

View of Vétheuil  1880

by Claude Monet

The footpath winding through the poppy field at bottom right points the way toward the church tower at Vétheuil, the village northwest of Paris where Monet set up house in 1878. Although the landscape appears continuous, the artist painted this view from an island in the Seine River; the water is obscured by a stand of poplars. Monet depicted the area around Vétheuil exten...
80 x 60.3 cm (31 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons