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The Petit Bras of the Seine at Argenteuil
Claude Monet

Monet settled in Argenteuil, about nine kilometres from Paris, in 1871. This view of a quiet tributary of the Seine near his home contrasts with some of Monet's boldly experimental works of this period. This painting is fairly conventional in technique and composition, and recalls the river scenes of Charles-François Daubigny.

Key facts
Artist Claude Monet
Artist dates 1840 - 1926
Full title The Petit Bras of the Seine at Argenteuil
Date made 1872
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 52.6 x 71.8 cm
Inscription summary Signed
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Sir Robert Hart Bt, 1971
Inventory number NG6395
Location in Gallery Not on display
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