segunda-feira, novembro 28, 2016

Monet. Pintura

Dans la prairie (1876). Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926). Oil on canvas. In his Argenteuil days (1872-1878), Monet frequently painted his first wife, Camille. Here is a perhaps lesser known work where Camille is almost submerged in the middle of a wealth of flowers as she reads her book. The painting was first shown at an exhibition in Paris in 1877. Its colour-filled canvas is built with darting brushstrokes.: