This artwork is the officially approved image from Paris's Musée d'Orsay as part of the French Museum Collection (RMN). This collection, representing artwork from over 400 top European museums and private sources, honors the very best of the world’s curated original art by making these works available for the first time as museum-approved, high-quality giclee prints and canvas reproductions that can be personalized to suit any decorating style and vision.
Claude Monet (1840 – 1926) pioneered Impressionism, profoundly influencing landscape painting. From Paris, Monet met the nucleus of his Impressionist group while attending the studio of Glenyre. Making a break from established painting techniques, Monet captured the fleeting effects of time of day, atmosphere and season upon color and light. Like a prism, his artwork broke color into individual elements, and completely lacked black and gray tones. Monet often painted the exact same view numerous times to depict changing light and weather conditions. Refining the portrayal of natural light’s transient effects, his work broke ground for 20th century modernism.