La Grenouillère

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La Grenouillère
Auguste Renoir - La Grenouillère - Google Art Project.jpg
ArtistPierre-Auguste Renoir
Year1869
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions66 cm × 81 cm (26 in × 32 in)
LocationNationalmuseum, Stockholm

La Grenouillère is an 1869 oil on canvas painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, now in the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. It shows the "camembert", a small island planted with a single tree, linked by gangplanks to the Île de la Grenouillère (left, out of picture) and to the fashionable La Grenouillère floating restaurant and boat-hire at Croissy-sur-Seine near Bougival.

It was painted in the early days of Impressionism, at the same time as Claude Monet's Bain à la Grenouillère, with the two impoverished friends and fellow artists sitting side by side.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Lacoudre; Claude Bonin-Pissarro (preface) (2003). Ici est né l'impressionnisme : guide de randonnées en Yvelines (in French). Éd. du Valhermeil. p. 35. ISBN 9782913328419.