Tag: Impressionism

The Painter's Room, 1944 (oil on canvas) , Lucian Freud (1922-2011) / Private Collection / © The Lucian Freud Archive
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Top 10 Art Anniversaries: 2017

  Need inspiration?  Love art history?  Have a read through our top ten anniversaries of the art world.  2017 is filled with anniversaries of highly renowned artists from Andy Warhol to Lucian Freud.  Visit our archival calendar for many more anniversaries.   1. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres 150 years since death. 14th January 1867 […]

XIR70302 Waterlilies: Green Reflections, 1914-18 (left section) (oil on canvas) (see also 56001 & 56004) by Monet, Claude (1840-1926); 197x847 cm; Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France; French,  out of copyright
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Claude Monet, Beyond the Water Lilies

Probably Monet’s most recognizable work, the Water Lilies series, is without doubt a masterpiece and a trademark of the Impressionism movement. Monet painted this series in his garden at Giverny between 1900 and 1926, near the end of his life, but before the Water Lilies there is so much more that makes […]

The Waterlily Pond: Green Harmony, 1899 (oil on canvas) by Monet, Claude (1840-1926); 89x93.5 cm; Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France;
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Show me the Monet!

Six oil paintings by French impressionist Claude Monet previously held in private collections were put up to auction in Sotheby’s, New York on 5 May 2015. Five of the six Monet paintings were sold, with Nymphéas selling for $54m. The piece, part of Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series had not been seen […]