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Monet Masterpiece Donated to the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA.- The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) has acquired a spectacular Monet Masterpiece thanks to the generosity of Montreal fine arts’ connoisseur, philanthropist and National Gallery of Canada Foundation patron Marjorie Bronfman. Claude Monet’s, “Rock Needle seen through the Porte d’Aval”, 1886 is considered an innovative, daring and provocative painting created in the remote resort town of Étretat towards the end of a prodigious campaign on the Normandy coast. It is now on view in the NGC permanent collection galleries that are devoted to the Realists, Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. “This painting reflects Marjorie Bronfman’s passion for art and her eye for excellence,” said NGC Director, Marc Mayer. “We are most grateful to her for this magnificent complement to