Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a French Impressionist–From the Seine to Fairground

Gustave Caillebotte, The Seine at Argenteuil, Boats at Mooring, 1883, oil on canvas, Private Collection.

 

French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), like his colleague and friend Claude Monet (1840-1926), lived along the Seine in the Argenteuil area, where he painted these two works.  Besides being a remarkable artist, Caillebotte was also one of France’s leading yachtman.

 

Gustave Caillebotte, Argenteuil, the Fairground, 1883,  oil on canvas, Private Collection

 

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