NGI Monet Conservation Project

Painting Materials

Monet's painting materials

Monet’s choice of materials in Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat reflects a range of what was newly available to artists in nineteenth century France.  

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Monet's Painting Technique

Monet’s painting technique

Technical examination of Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat  has revealed a painting technique typical of Impressionist style which was pioneered by Monet.

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The conservation process

The Conservation Process

Work has commenced on the conservation of Monet's Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat.

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This conservation project has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of BNP Paribas.