Mug Claude Monet - The Parliament

Mug Claude Monet - The Parliament

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The motive of the Parliament of London appears insistently in the work of Monet in 1900. It was mostly observed by the painter from a terrace of St. Thomas Hospital located on the opposite bank of the river, near the Westminster Bridge.

Monet's London production, which also includes views of the Charing ...
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Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Historical heritage, Landscape
Art movements :
20th century, Impressionism, French paintings
Artist :
Claude Monet (1840-1926)
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Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Claude Monet (1840-1926) grew up in Le Havre where he painted landscapes of nature. After a stay in Paris, he moved to Argenteuil in 1872 where Renoir, Sisley, Manet, Pissarro and Caillebote joined him. Together, they organized an exhibition of the works denied by the Official Salon in 1874 where Monet presented 'Impression, rising sun'. The artist became leader of the Impressionnist art movement destined to capture natural light rather than trying to represent reality at its best. In 1883 he moved to Giverny, his place of creation and his artwork where he dedicated himself to painting his pond. He painted twelve artworks of the white water lilys as only subject for 10 years. At 49, the artist finally found success when he is acclaimed by the critics during a retrospective devoted to him by the gallery Petit.