The Stroll, Camille Monet And Her Son Jean or more commonly known as “Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son,” is a beautiful masterpiece painted by Claude Monet in 1875. The painting depicts Monet’s wife Camille Monet and their son Jean on a stroll in Argenteuil, France. The use of Impressionism concept of “the glance” is evident in the painting where Camille is looking away from her son towards an unknown object.
Monet’s mastery of light and spontaneous brushwork is showcased through the colorful splashes of varying hues found throughout the piece. This painting also highlights his skill as both a landscape painter and figure painter as his wife and child are incorporated into this garden landscape convincingly.