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Regatta At Argenteuil

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The Boats Painting "The Regatta at Argenteuil" was painted by Claude Monet in 1872. After a brief stay in Paris, Monet moved his family out of the city to Argenteuil. People Paintings A quiet and attractive town on the right bank of the Seine and on a regular railway stop, it was a popular retreat for weekend visitors. Building Paintings During his first summer in this new location, Monet occupied himself with a familiar subject: boats in full sail under the summer sun.

Oil Paintings for sale Monet was fascinated by the spread of sail in warm, creamy silhouette against blue sky, and he made a bold simplification, treating the river and its reflections with equal breadth. Famous Paintings It was a constantly practiced hand that could sweep in those long foreground strokes so suggestive of the river's long placid ripple.

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