MONET, Claude
(b. 1840, Paris, d. 1926, Giverny)

The Church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois

Oil on canvas, 79 x 98 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Monet signed this painting in 1866 but continued working on it in the spring of the following year. This canvas and at least three other paintings show the Louvre's immediate environs, all share a vantage point taken from the shelter of the colonnade of the palace.