Wild Poppies, Near Argenteuil  1873

by Claude Monet

When he returned from England in 1871, Monet settled in Argenteuil and lived there until 1878. These years were a time of fulfilment for him. Supported by his dealer, Paul Durand-Ruel, Monet found in the region around his home the bright landscapes which enabled him to explore the potential of plein-air painting. [br] He showed Poppy Field to the public at the first Impre...
Courtesy of the Musée d'Orsay

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