Interpretive Resource

Activity: <em>Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare</em>

Activity: Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare

Monet used loose, quick brushstrokes to depict the movement of the crowd and the smoke billowing from the cteam engine. To capture such a moment according to some, Monet asked engineers to load the train's engine with coal and send out great puffs of smoke. Includes discussion questions and activities for use at home, school, and in the museum.

19th century, French, Impressionism, painting, trains, travel


Fine Arts, Language Arts, Science
Early Childhood

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