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C Adams asked

Please tell me the dimensions of this Monet painting: La Maison du Pecheur, Varangeville 1882. Thank you very much

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

Dear C. Adams, you can find the dimensions on the object page on Collection Boijmans Online: Go to 'Specifications' (scroll down) and click on 'See all details'. Best, Rianne


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La maison du pêcheur, Varengeville

Claude Monet (in 1882)

Monet liked repeating certain subjects. He saw this fisherman’s cottage while travelling through Normandy in 1882 and painted it no fewer than eight times. We look down on it from a higher cliff, which accounts for the unusual composition with the high horizon. But Monet probably owed his receptiveness to such an extreme vantage point to his study of Japanese prints.


Title La maison du pêcheur, Varengeville
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type Painting
Location This object is on view in room 13
Dimensions (general) Width : 71,5 cm
Height : 58 cm
Makers Painter: Claude Monet
Accession number 1544 (MK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1928
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1928
Age maker About 42 years old
Exhibitions Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions Around Monet (2013)
Monet. Beyond Impressionism (2016)
Claude Monet (2017)
Jongkind & vrienden (2017)
Material Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Place of manufacture Varengeville > France > Western Europe > Europe
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Claude Monet

Parijs 1840 - Giverny 1926

Claude Monet moved at a young age from Paris to the Normandy city Le Havre. There he became a pupil of Eugène Boudin. From 1860 to 1862 he was stationed as a m..