Poppy Fields near Argenteuil

Artist: Claude Monet (French, Paris 1840–1926 Giverny)

Date: 1875

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 29 in. (54 x 73.7 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 2001, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002

Accession Number: 2001.202.5

Description

This work is one of four similar views of the plain of Gennevilliers, just southeast of Argenteuil, which Monet executed in the summer of 1875. He first painted the subject two years earlier in the celebrated Poppies near Argenteuil (Musée d'Orsay, Paris).

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