Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (1865)

Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (1865)

Monet, Claude (1840-1926)

Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (The Bodmer Oak, Fontainebleau Forest)
1865
Oil on canvas, 96.2 x 129.2 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Bodmer Oak—named after the Swiss artist Karl Bodmer (1809–1893), who exhibited his painting of the tree at the 1850 Salon—was one of several imposing trees in the Fontainebleau Forest that had acquired a special appellation.

Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (1865-d-1)

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Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (1865-d-2)

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Le chêne Bodmer de la forêt de Fontainebleau (1865-d-3)

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See also:

• Forêt de Fontainebleau (France)