Monet spent the summer of 1867 at the resort town of sainte-adresse on the english channel, near le havre (france). It was there, in a garden with a view of honfleur on the horizon, that he painted this picture, which combines smooth, traditionally rendered areas with sparkling passages of rapid, separate brushwork, and spots of pure colour claude monet (1840 - 1926), the founder of impressionism, was one of the most influential landscape painters in the history of art. Born in paris, monet was enrolled in the studio of glenyre, where he met renoir, sisley, and bazille, who became the core of the impressionist group. Painting outdoors, he broke the tradition of portraying a subject literally by conveying the fleeting effects of atmosphere, time of day, and season upon color and light. Eliminating black and gray from his palette, he represented natural color like a prism, breaking it down into its individual components, often painting a series of the exact same view under different light and weather conditions. Monet brought the study of the transient effects of natural light to its most refined expression, ultimately becoming a forerunner of 20th century modernism. Tallenge store has brought you this beautiful piece of art on a high quality 240 gsm 100% cotton canvas. This painting is printed on a high resolution hp inkjet large format production printer delivering sophisticated and elegant museum quality prints.
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