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Place in art. Zaandam

Place in art.

Zaandam (Netherlands) by Claude Monet (1840 – 1926).

In early June 1871, Monet left London for the Netherlands and traveled via Rotterdam to Zaandam. Monet would stay in Zaandam for more than four months and produce twenty-five works there. He mainly painted river views on the Zaan, often with windmills or small sailing boats, a number of harbor views and one portrait, of Miss Guurtje van de Stadt.

He did travel to Amsterdam several times, where he visited the Rijksmuseum. On October 8 he left Zaandam to travel back to Paris…

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