Claude Monet, The Argenteuil Bridge

Claude Monet, The Argenteuil Bridge, 1874, oil on canvas, 60.5 x 80 cm (Musée d’Orsay, Paris)

Please note that there is significant background chatter in this video. The Musée d’Orsay is happily a very busy museum and this painting is hung in a relatively small room.

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Claude Monet, The Argenteuil Bridge," in Smarthistory, November 20, 2015, accessed October 25, 2016,