Posts tagged with Impressionists

Bridging the gap: Monet and American artists at Giverny

Claude Monet (1840-1926), The water lily pond, 1900, oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Given in memory of Governor Alvan T Fuller by the Fuller Foundation, 1961 (61.959)

In 1883, Monet moved to the village of Giverny, downstream along the Seine from Vétheuil, retreating further from the hustle and bustle of modern life in Paris. In the late 1880s increased sales of his work through the dealer Paul Durand-Ruel’s gallery enabled him to purchase a house and modest estate. There, in a plot… Read more »

Impressionise yourself! Check out ‘Make a Monet’

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Monet me! Join our growing ranks of Monet-wannabes! Check out ‘Make a Monet’ and transform your photos into impressionist paintings. OK it’s not high art – it’s a bit of fun that we’ve put together as part of the Monet mini-site.  Though in the process Tim, our developer, learnt quite a bit about the Impressionist technique. It’s also… Read more »