The Japanese Footbridge Claude Monet 20 x 24 cm Polly Canvas Print. Boudin introduced Monet to plein air (outdoor) painting, which would prove a decisive influence in his career. Monet went to Paris in 1862 to study painting and there befriended fellow students Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Frédéric Bazille, who would later form the core group of the original impressionists.
As usual in this series a bright print with auspicious overtones. while below on the roof of the distant temple gate and on the ground leading to it the fallen snow is suggested by texture alone. through a pattern of small embossed dots.