Claude Monet
Rock Needle Seen through the Porte d'Aval, Étretat,   1886
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Gift from the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Collection, Montreal, 2009
National Gallery of Canada


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