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Subjects : Seascape
Keywords : France, Impressionism, Painting, boat, boat, Painting, river, river, rowing, shore, suburb, summer, village, water
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The Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne

The Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne (Daulte 37) is a painting produced in the summer of 1872 by the Impressionist painter Alfred Sisley, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York. A small village on the banks of the Seine, Villeneuve-la-Garenne is located upstream from Argenteuil, on the opposite side of the river from Ile Saint-Denis. It was a simple river port at Gennevilliers, then a peninsula located between two loops of the Seine. The cast-iron and stone suspension bridge was opened in 1844 to provide a road link between Gennevilliers, Saint-Denis (via the Île Saint-Denis) and Paris. The Saint-Denis railway station also opened in 1846, helping to attract Parisians to the area. In 1872, Alfred Sisley joined Claude Monet, who had been living in Argenteuil since his return from Holland in December 1871. In 1872, Sisley carried out three painting campaigns in Argenteuil and Villeneuve-la-Garenne. Alfred Sisley made an exhaustive exploration of Villeneuve-la-Garenne, the link created by the road from its bridge to Paris, the banks of the Seine, the paths leading to Ile Saint-Denis, and its role as a fishing port, resulting in a series of canvases painted in the spring and summer of 1872. In the spring, he painted three canvases: Le Pont à Villeneuve-la-Garenne (Daulte 38, Fogg Art Museum) depicting the same bridge from a more distant viewpoint; Pêcheurs s'étendre leurs filets and a vue de l'île Saint-Denis (Daulte 47, Musée d'Orsay, Paris (part of the "May [...]


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


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