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

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 1050

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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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.