Claude Monet painted Garden at Sainte-Adresse in 1867. Painted in the resort town of Sainte-Adresse, this work features several of Monet's relatives relaxing on a terrace. But the true subject is motion and color, as seen in the fluttering flags and the vivid tones of the gladioli and geraniums against the cool green foliage and brilliant blue sky.
Although Monet intended to exhibit the work at the coming Salon, it was rejected. It was not shown until the fourth Impressionist exhibition more than a decade later.
Continue to the next page to learn about Monet's On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt, a painting that feature's Monet's wife, Camille.