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|Author: Claude Monet|
|Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 65x100.5 cm|
|Origin: France, 1897|
Dieppe, in Normandy, attracted Monet with the romantic potential of the cliffs by the sea. But it was not only the severity and drama of the cliffs which drew him, for in the painting they seem to lose their majestic monumentality and the artist concentrates on light and air effects.
In the 1890s, the artist made particularly close study of effects of light and colour at different times of year and different times of the day, under different weather conditions and so on. An Impressionist to the core, faithful to the idea of conveying the dynamics of fleeting visual experiences, he created whole series of landscapes concentrating on one and the same motif, showing how nature changes depending on changes in the atmosphere and in the air.
|Source of entry: State Museum of New Western Art, Moscow, 1948|
|Exibition: French Art: 19th - 20th centuries|
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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 ...
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