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Photo taken on January  5, 2012


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Detail of Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil by Monet in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, January 2012

Detail of Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil by Monet in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, January 2012
Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil

Claude Monet, French, 1840 - 1926

Geography: Made in France, Europe

Date: 1874

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 21 3/8 x 28 7/8 inches (54.3 x 73.3 cm) Frame: 33 3/4 × 41 3/8 × 5 inches (85.7 × 105.1 × 12.7 cm)

Curatorial Department: European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection

Object Location: Currently not on view

Accession Number: Cat. 1050

Credit Line: John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

Label:
In the 1860s and 1870s Monet, like his Impressionist colleagues, often depicted industrial France. Here, a train crosses a newly constructed iron bridge on the outskirts of Paris. In his later landscape paintings such evidence of the modern world is almost completely omitted.

Text from: www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/101731.html?mulR=1953569069|1

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