(click image to zoom-in)
|Author: Claude Monet|
|Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 60.5x81.5 cm|
|Origin: France, 1886|
Most of the second half of Monet's life was spent in and around Giverny, where the leader of the Impressionists was particularly drawn by the landscape of central France. He captured views of Giverny in numerous canvases. A year before he painted this work in 1886, Monet had already shown a field of poppies , but without the haystack. The Hermitage work is one of the first of his paintings to show the haystack, which was to be the subject of whole series of works.
Monet in virtuoso style captures the fine nuances of effects of light and air, picking the very moment at which the weather is changing and the horizon brightening on an overcast, windy day. The Impressionists painted such overcast weather with bright, light colours, which enabled them to capture the translucent sky and bring out the endlessly rich nuances of colour.
|Source of entry: State Museum of New Western Art, Moscow, 1930|
|Exibition: French Art: 19th - 20th centuries|
Monet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Claude Monet (French pronounced [klod mɔnɛ]) also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926)  was a founder ...
An archive of Monet's paintings divided up into 10 different sections.
Claude Monet's life, impressionist Art, house and garden in Giverny. Related museums and exhibitions.
|Claude MONET paintings by
claude oscar Monet
Claude Monet's biography and paintings. Visit of his house and his watergarden in Giverny with its Japanese bridge over the waterlily pond.
Unless otherwise noted, images this web site may be used for any purpose without prior permission.
Any material in the public domain found on this web site is not protected by copyright.
We make no representations or warranties with respect to ownership of copyrights in the images, and do not represent others who may claim to be authors or owners of copyright of any of the images, and make no warranties as to the quality of the images.
We shall not be responsible for any loss or expenses resulting from the use of the images, and you release and hold us harmless from all liability arising from such use.
We do not sell art prints, framed posters or reproductions. Ads are shown only to compensate the hosting expenses.