Claude Monet - Morning on the Seine near Giverny 1897

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Claude Monet - Morning on the Seine near Giverny 1897

Morning on the Seine near Giverny 1897
81x92cm oil/canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
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From Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:
Monet traveled as far north as Norway and as far south as Venice to look for different motifs, but he always returned to the places he knew best. He painted the river Seine in Paris, Argenteuil, VĂ©theuil, and where it emptied into the English Channel. He turned to it again in 1896 and 1897 for his series of canvases showing how it looked at dawn. This version is notable for its softness. Its colors of pinkish mauve, cool blues, and greens are matched with large, simple, and rounded shapes. With the point of view suspended over the water, we are made to feel weightless, perhaps even bodiless. Almost symmetrical reflections threaten to disorient us, but Monet has left enough clues to let us know which way is up.