Monet Garden in Giverny

Claude Monet (1840-1926): Water Lilies (1916)
Water Lilies is a part of Monet’s water landscape group that was most likely conceived in 1909, but which he did not begin until after several personal traumas that occurred in the early 1910s… He worked in secret on dozens of canvases creating a panorama of water, lilies and sky in his studio within and inspired by his Giverny garden… While he painted from the constructed nature around him, due to his failing eyesight and the flower’s strictly summer bloom, much was painted from his rich memory. The brushstrokes and palettes utilized were varied from earlier works, almost appearing expressionistic…

Claude Monet (1840-1926): Water Lilies (1916)

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