Claude Monet print - La Grenouillère - 1869
Claude Monet - La Grenouillère
Year: 1869 - oil on canvas cm 99.7x74.6
Preserved at: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
La Grenouillère is a subject that Claude Monet reproduced in some paintings set in the village of Bougival, about twenty kilometers from Paris.
The painting represents the islet of Croissy connected by a bridge to a restaurant set up on a raft moored to the shore. The place and the place are called Grenouillère, which in French not only means "pond of frogs" also indicates the chatter of the girls who usually spend their free time amid gossip.