Distance: 2 miles and home yoga practice
One of my favorite paintings (besides the three exquisite! Caillbotte's) in the recently closed Legion of Honor show, Impressionists On the Water, is this oil by Monet. It is a painting of his floating studio. He bought the boat shortly after moving to Argenteuil and converted it into a studio which he kept moored near his home and used to get vistas from the water.
This was actually an idea he got from Charles-Francois Daubigny who converted a small riverboat into a floating studio in 1857. He named it Botin and designated Corot as honorary Admiral. From it he painted one of my favorite paintings in the Legion of Honor collection.
Charles-Francois Daubigny, The Village of Gloton, 1857
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