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Au Clair de la Lune (In the Moonlight)
  • Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
    1824–1898
    born: Lyon, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Au Clair de la Lune (In the Moonlight), 1885
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 46 x 38.1 cm
    Canvas/Support: 18 1/8 x 15 in
  • Gift of Harold Kaye
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0051
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Female figure reclining against piles of wheat. There is a sythe in the left background, behind the wheat. In the background is a body of water with moonlight reflected in the center of the water.