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Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil

Claude Monet, French, 1840 - 1926

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

21 3/8 × 28 7/8 inches (54.3 × 73.3 cm) Framed: 33 3/4 inches × 41 3/8 inches × 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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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.