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Caillebotte's Ladies Wear Hats

Gustave Caillebotte (French, 1848–1894). Roses in the Garden at Petit Gennevilliers, 1886. Oil on canvas, 35 1/16 x 45 11/16 in. (89 x 116 cm). Private collection


Caillebotte supervised the planting of elaborate gardens on his property at Petit Gennevilliers and corresponded with Claude Monet about horticulture. Monet had his extensive garden at Giverny. The woman in the painting has been identified as Charlotte Berthier, Caillebotte’s companion.


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Taken on March 26, 2009