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Subjects : Seascape
Keywords : French, Impressionism, Painting, barge, boat, boat, Painting, summer
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Seine at Asnieres

The Seine at Asnières is the title of two oil paintings by the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet, one in the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the other in the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne. They date from 1873 (a few months after his painting Impression, Rising Sun) and measure 46.4 × 55.5 cm and 55 × 74 cm respectively. They show the Seine at Asnières, north-west of Paris, with barges moored at the end of an afternoon. This commune, recently linked to Paris by rail via the Saint-Lazare station, was then a small town in the process of industrialisation, home to a working-class population and middle-class citizens who had their millstone or brick pavilions built there, as seen on the quay opposite, with their tree-lined gardens. Monet used to come here to paint with his friends. At the time, he lived further north, in Argenteuil, also on the banks of the Seine. The painting in the Hermitage Museum came from a German collection (Alice Meyer, née Sieveking) and was acquired by the Hermitage Museum after the Second World War as compensation for war damage inflicted on the USSR. It has been on public display since 1995. The one in the Wallraf-Richartz Museum was looted during the Second World War, then returned to its owner, before being sold by her [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the impressionism style.


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