Category Archives: Impressionists

Renoir’s Portrait of Alphonsine Fournaise

Pierre Auguste Renoir. Portrait of Alphonsine Fournaise. 1879. Mus茅e d’Orsay, Paris. [Source: WebMuseum Paris] Alphonsine Fournaise was the woman in straw boater standing at the rail in the center of Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party. Alphonsine is the subtle … Continue reading

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Monet Sale Sets A New Record

An auction house worker poses in front of Claude Monet’s ‘Le bassin aux nympheas.’ [Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/IHT] One of Claude Monet’s late paintings of waterlilies, finished at a time when he had doubts about his ability to see the … Continue reading

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Monet: Palazzo da Mula, Venice

Claude Monet. Palazzo da Mula, Venice. 1908. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. See the series: Monet at the National Gallery of Art.

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Monet: Rouen Cathedral, West Fa莽ade

Claude Monet. Rouen Cathedral, West Fa莽ade (left) and Rouen Cathedral, West Fa莽ade, Sunlight (right). 1894. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. See the series: Monet at the National Gallery of Art.

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Monet: Banks of the Seine, V茅theuil

Claude Monet. Banks of the Seine, V茅theuil. 1880. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. See the series: Monet at the National Gallery of Art.

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