Dans la prairie

Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926) – Dans la prairie, 1876 (Oil on canvas) – In his Argenteuil days (1872-78), Monet frequently painted his first wife, Camille. Here is a perhaps lesser known work where Camille is almost submerged in the middle of a wealth of flowers as she reads her book. The painting was first shown at an exhibition in Paris in 1877. Its colour-filled canvas is built with darting brushstrokes…

Claude Monet - Dans la prairie

 

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