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Claude Monet Giverny Paintings


Woman with an Umbrella Turned Towards the Right by Claude Monet
Woman with an Umbrella turned towards the right by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (51-5/8x34-5/8 inches) housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
Woman with an Umbrella turned towards the right by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (51-5/8x34-5/8 inches) housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Claude Monet painted Woman with an Umbrella turned towards the right in 1886. He lost interest in figure painting after his wife Camille's death, but, in Giverny, he enjoyed painting companion Alice Hoschedé's daughters outdoors in the fields of wildflowers.

Monet painted Suzanne in a white summer dress under a green parasol twice, once facing right and once facing left. The painting is reminiscent of Woman with a Parasol -- Madame Monet and Her Son from 1875.

Claude Monet's children often accompanied him when he went out to paint. See his son Jean in Springtime (Le Printemps) in the next section.

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