A Bird's-Eye View
- Theodore Robinson (1852–1896)
- Oil on canvas
- 25 3/4 x 32 in. (65.4 x 81.3 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of George A. Hearn, 1910
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Theodore Robinson, although academically trained at France’s École des Beaux-Arts, became the leading American disciple of the progressive impressionist Claude Monet. Living as a close friend and neighbor of the famous painter in the artists’ colony of Giverny between 1887 and 1892, Robinson experimented with plein-air (outdoor) painting in numerous depictions of that bucolic village, such as this work.