Monet comes to Martigny

On the beach at Trouville, 1870-71 by Claude Monet. The Gianadda Foundation in Martigny is hosting an exhibition of Monet's works.

Martigny, at the foot of the Swiss Alps in canton Valais, is to host an exhibition of some 70 works by French impressionist Claude Monet.

This content was published on June 16, 2011 - 10:39 and agencies

Staged by the Gianadda Foundation, the exhibition will include 26 paintings on loan from the Marmottan Museum in Paris.

Other works have been loaned to the exhibition by private collections, and by Swiss museums in Zurich, Lausanne, Basel and Bern.

The exhibition, which opens on Friday, will incorporate some of Monet’s most celebrated works, including: La Seine à Argenteuil, Le parlement. Reflets sur la Tamise, and Le Pont japonais, 1918.

A further 45 Japanese lithographs from Monet’s private collection, on loan from the Claude Monet Foundation in Giverny, will also be on display.

The exhibition closes on November 20.

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