n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.

n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.

Monet, Blue Water Lilies, 1919 Monet reduced detail in his painting, including only the essence of the seen, or the impression of the reflection, water, and lily flower. The French poet Paul Claudel said: “Thanks to water, [Monet] has become the painter of what we cannot see. He addresses that invisible spiritual surface that separates light from reflection. Airy azure captive of liquid azure … Color rises from the bottom of the water in clouds, in whirlpools.” (Quotes source: p262 Art....

water lilies a la Monet

Monet, Blue Water Lilies, 1919 Monet reduced detail in his painting, including only the essence of the seen, or the impression of the reflection, water, and lily flower. The French poet Paul Claudel said: “Thanks to water, [Monet] has become the painter of what we cannot see. He addresses that invisible spiritual surface that separates light from reflection. Airy azure captive of liquid azure … Color rises from the bottom of the water in clouds, in whirlpools.” (Quotes source: p262 Art....

Impression Sunrise, Claude Monet More about art: http://sammler.com/art/ Mehr über Kunst: http://sammler.com/kunst/

Impression Sunrise, Claude Monet More about art: http://sammler.com/art/ Mehr über Kunst: http://sammler.com/kunst/

Water lilies by Claude Monet // saw this in person at Museé D'Orsay in Paris. Do this on a black canvas

Water lilies by Claude Monet // saw this in person at Museé D'Orsay in Paris. Do this on a black canvas

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