This painting is referred to as Boating today, but is listed as In a Boat on this 1940s reproduction. It is an 1874 painting by French artist Édouard Manet in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Done in oil on canvas, the painting depicts a man and an unknown woman boating on the River Seine at Argenteuil in the Paris suburbs.

12" x 9" reproduction as a part of a late 1940's collection of the "World's Great Paintings" with title and commentary on reverse.

Édouard Manet (1832-1883) was a French modernist painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, as well as a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.