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The Impressionists at Argenteuil

May 28 – August 20, 2000
West Building, Main Floor Galleries 72 through 75, 77, 78, 79

Claude Monet, Argenteuil, c. 1872, oil on canvas, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection, 1970.17.42

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 52 paintings depicting scenes in and near the Paris suburb of Argenteuil were included in this exhibition. Works by Eugène Boudin, Gustave Caillebotte, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley were created in the 1870s and 1880s.

An audio tour of the exhibition was narrated by director Earl A. Powell III.

Organization: The National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, organized the exhibition. Paul Hayes Tucker was the curator. Philip Conisbee, senior curator of European paintings, National Gallery of Art, coordinated the exhibition in Washington.

Sponsor: The exhibition was made possible by United Technologies Corporation. It was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Attendance: 272,104

Catalog: The Impressionists at Argenteuil, by Paul Hayes Tucker. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2000.

Brochure: The Impressionists at Argenteuil, by Mari Griffith. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2000.

Other Venues: Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, September 9–December 3, 2000

Boudin, Eugène
French, 1824 - 1898
Caillebotte, Gustave
French, 1848 - 1894
Manet, Edouard
French, 1832 - 1883
Monet, Claude
French, 1840 - 1926
Renoir, Auguste
French, 1841 - 1919
Sisley, Alfred
French, 1839 - 1899

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