Water Lilies – (Claude Monet) Previous Next


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Style: Impressionism

Topic: Flowers Flowers

Date: 1919

Size: 101 x 200 cm

Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)

In 1919 Claude Monet was an elderly man who had already had been painting for almost 70 years. Monet's Water Lilies series came during s time when he had decided to only paint water lilies and water scenes. In 1919 while in near a pond in southern France he decided to paint a new painting for his water lilies series. He liked to paint when the sun or any type of light reflected off the water because it would create a kind of shiny and glittery scene. This painting depicts a scene around sunset where the light is reflecting off the water has a purplish red color while the water lilies give it a nice accent. It is an oil on canvas painting which Monet liked very much that gives the painting a lot of detail.

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