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Claude Monet Paintings 1873-1878


An Apartment Corner by Claude Monet

Claude Monet painted An Apartment Corner in 1875. Monet's dedication to plein air painting made interior scenes increasingly rare in his work. This setting is his second house in Argenteuil.

Claude Monet painted An Apartment Corner in 1875. Monet's dedication to plein air painting made interior scenes increasingly rare in his work. This setting is his second house in Argenteuil.

Monet positioned his easel on the veranda to portray Jean in the center of the room. The boy's form is nearly reduced to silhouette by the sunlight flooding the room. Camille may be glimpsed in the shadows seated at a table in the left background. The blue and white urns from Holland flank the doorway.

Go to the next page to learn about Monet's Woman with a Parasol -- Madame Monet and Her Son, another glimpse of Camille and Jean Monet.

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