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Claude Monet Giverny Paintings


The Waterlily Pond, Harmony in Pink by Claude Monet
The Waterlily Pond, Harmony in Pink  is an oil on canvas (35-3/8x39-3/8 inches) housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
The Waterlily Pond, Harmony in Pink  is an oil on canvas (35-3/8x39-3/8 inches) housed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Claude Monet painted The Waterlily Pond, Harmony in Pink in 1900. Though Monet spent the early months of 1900 painting in London, that summer, he turned his undivided attention to the water garden.

Monet's new paintings reveal a looser, more descriptive stroke. He heated his palette, replacing the cool lavender and silver with more saturated tones of violet, rose, and green. More lush than before, the new paintings celebrate nature's power of self-renewal as if eternal summer prevailed in the water garden.

Claude Monet added more paintings to his intense waterlily series throughout the summer of 1900. See Monet's Water Lily Pool in the next section.

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