The Port at Touques

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Black chalk drawing of landscape with boats, water, and buildings

Claude Monet (1840–1926) 
The Port at Touques, c. 1864
Black chalk on blued white laid paper
8 1/4 x 13 in. (21 x 33 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2006.5

In this early work, Monet sketched this close-up view of a fishing village in Normandy in bright daylight.