Claude Monet"s paintings of Rouen Cathedral
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Published by Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass .
Written in English


  • Monet, Claude, -- 1840-1926,
  • Cathedrale Notre-Dame (Rouen, France)

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Edition Notes

Statementby George Heard Hamilton.
SeriesCharlton lectures on art -- 41
ContributionsSterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
LC ClassificationsND553.M7 H3 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination28 leaves, [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16584635M

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- Claude Monet: "The Portal of Rouen Cathedral in morning light, harmony in blue". Washington, National Gallery of Art () Washington, National Gallery of Art () But with the Cathedral series Monet went even beyond: here the aim is not to represent a tangible model -as it happened in the haystacks paintings- under. Monet painted more than thirty views of Rouen Cathedral in When Monet painted the Rouen Cathedral series, he had long since been impressed with the way light imparts to a subject a distinctly different character at different times of the day and the year, and as atmospheric conditions change. Get this from a library! Claude Monet's paintings of Rouen Cathedral. [George Heard Hamilton; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.]. Claude Monet's paintings of Rouen Cathedral. London, New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Claude Monet; Claude Monet: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Heard Hamilton.

'Rouen Cathedral in Full Sunlight - Harmony in Blue and Gold ' (oil on canvas) Claude Monet was one of a group of painters who created the style of art called ' Impressionism '. The name 'Impressionism' was a sarcastic tag attached to one of his paintings, ' Impression: Sunrise ' () in a review by Louis Leroy in the satirical magazine. Oscar-Claude Monet (UK: / ˈ m ɒ n eɪ /, US: / m oʊ ˈ n eɪ /, French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November – 5 December ) was a French painter, a founder of French Impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape : Oscar-Claude Monet, 14 November . Monet painted more than thirty views of Rouen Cathedral in – Moving from one canvas to another as each day progressed, he painted the facade with highly textured brushstrokes that convey the aspect of sculpted stone and make the atmosphere and light palpable. The Rouen Cathedral series of oil paintings of the Rouen Cathedral were done by Claude Monet in the s. The paintings in the series each capture the front of the cathedral at different times of the day and year. They each show the changes in the way the cathedral looks under different lighting conditions. There are more than thirty paintings in the : Claude Monet.

Most well-known today for his series of serene water lilies paintings, 19th century Impressionist Claude Monet was a groundbreaking tour de force in the development of expressive art. Throughout his long life, which spanned the years between and , Monet would progress from drawing amusing caricatures of friends to capturing the elusive. Rouen Cathedral is a series of paintings done between and by Claude Monet. Each painting in the series capture the view of Rouen Cathedral at different times of the day and year and it reflects changes in appearance under different lighting conditions. A founding member of the Impressionist movement in the late s, Claude Monet was interested in direct observation and perceptual study, particularly depicting the effects of light and shadow on color. A proponent of en plein air painting, Monet is most famous for his series depicting haystacks (), poplars (), the Rouen Cathedral (), and water lilies ( . ‘Rouen Cathedral’ was created in by Claude Monet in Impressionism style. Find more prominent pieces of cityscape at – best visual art database.