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Camille Monet and a Child in the Artist's Garden in Argenteuil

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Camille, Monet's first wife, is shown with a child in the garden of their house in Argenteuil, near Paris, where they lived between 1872 and 1877. The shimmering reds, blues, greens, and white that capture the brilliance of a sun-drenched day are applied with many small brushstrokes, whose...

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Lower left: Claude Monet 75


October 1875, possibly sold by the artist to Clément Courtois, Mulhouse [see note 1]. Julius Oehme, Paris. 1900, with Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York. By 1905, Desmond FitzGerald (b. 1846 - d. 1926), Brookline, MA [see note 2]; April 21, 1927, FitzGerald sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 187, to Edwin Sibley Webster (b. 1867 - d. 1950), Boston; 1972, by descent to an anonymous donor, New York; 1976, anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977) NOTES: [1] The provenance given here (through 1927) is taken from Daniel Wildenstein, "Monet: Catalogue Raisonné" (1996), vol. 2, p. 157, cat. no. 382. [2] He lent the painting to the exhibition "Loan Collection of Paintings by Claude Monet and Eleven Sculptures by Auguste Rodin," Copley Society, Boston, March 1905, cat. no. 29.

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Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster



55.3 x 64.7 cm (21 3/4 x 25 1/2 in.)

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Oil on canvas