About The Artwork
From 1897 until he died in 1926, Monet painted over 250 paintings with the motives of the Nympheas from his water garden in Giverny.
What makes these works even more fascinating and impressive is that in his last years, Monet suffered from Cataracts which affected his eyesight negatively, so he developed his artistic methods with brighter colours and more distinctive motives.
The French state built Musée de l'Orangerie to host Monet's larger and oval paintings of the Nympheas (water lilies), but the paintings of his water garden in his little house in Giverny have reached the finest art museums all over the world, being one of the most celebrated painting series of all time.
Looking at a Monet painting today, we most likely wouldn’t describe it as radical, groundbreaking, and reckless. However, that was how Monet’s work was described when he first introduced the newfound style of impressionism with loose brush strokes and paintings often completed in one sitting while painting outside.
During the 1800s in Paris, you would submit your artworks for consideration by a government-selected jury to determine whether your work was good enough to be exhibited. The painting of Monet called ‘’Impression sunrise’’ was called sloppy and unfinished, but it also gave the new style developed by Monet a name, Impressionism.
Today, Monet’s art is highly celebrated and some of the most expensive paintings of all time, but that wasn’t always the case; in the 1870’s he lived in extreme poverty, and creditors would come to his house and take his paintings as collections because even the greedy bankers realised how incredible the paintings were!
Monet’s wife died in 1883, leading him to search for refuge in Giverny, Normandy. After living in Le Havre, Paris, and London, Monet finally found financial stability and landed in Giverny, where he had his lovely garden and Japanese water lilies, which he continued to paint until his death, and he even continued after losing his eye-sight!
- FSC certified poster made on thick and long-lasting matte (uncoated) paper from sustainably managed forests.
- Paper weight: 200 gsm / 80 lb
- Our wooden frames are produced from natural pine/oak wood. The frames are lightweight and easy to hang.
- Thickness: For Europe 20-25 mm /0.79"–0.98" and for the USA market thickness is 1.9 cm/0.75"
- Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass for the frames.
- Includes hanging kit, to hang in both portrait and landscape orientations.
- For indoor use
-The frame and poster are mounted together.
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