Parc Monceau is also known as Carmontelle. Claude Monet painted the park in 1876 . This park was also the site of the first parachute jump. That took place in 1797. You will also see an Egyptian pyramid and a series of images of Guy de Maupassant, Frédéric Chopin, Charles Gounod, Ambroise Thomas and Edouard Pailleron in this park.