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English: The Seine at Giverny
Deutsch: Die Seine bei Giverny
Polski: Sekwana w okolicach Giverny
English: The paint here, although it is often thickly applied on the canvas, gives the impression of transparency, like thin veils of mist.
Date 1897
Medium oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art
East Bldg, Upr Lvl Gal 406B (Pod 2), the museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Accession number INV. No. 1963.10.180
Object history Sold by the artist to James F. Sutton [d. 1915], New York; by inheritance to his wife; (Sutton sale, American Art Association, New York, 26 October 1933, no. 72); purchased by George Roberts for Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA. (Dale acquisition source according to copies of Chester Dale papers in NGA curatorial files.)
Notes Signature bottom left: Claude Monet
  • Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 92
  • Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 93, repro.
  • European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 81, repro.
  • Wildenstein 1974, no. 1494.
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 242, repro.
  • Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. (rev. ed.) New York, 1984: 491, no. 726, colour repro.
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 278, repro.

Catalogue raisonné:

  • W1494: Wildenstein (1974) Catalogue raisonné Claude Monet, no. 1494
Source/Photographer Own work, AgnosticPreachersKid May 31, 2010

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