The Magpie Claude Monet 1869 The Magpie is considered one of Monet's best snowscapes out of the 140 he produced. He created the Magpie during the winter of 1868–1869 near the commune of Étretat in Normandy.
The Magpie, 1869,Monet.The Magpie is an oil-on-canvas landscape painting by French Impressionist artist Claude Monet. Art historians believe it was created during the winter of 1868–1869 in the countryside near the commune of Étretat in Normandy. The painting is one of approximately 140 snowscapes produced by Monet and is the largest winter painting in his collected work.