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Claude Monet Paintings 1889-1894


Rouen Cathedral, Morning Sun, Blue Harmony by Claude Monet
Rouen Cathedral at the End of the Day (Sunlight Effect) by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (35-7/8 x 24-3/4 inches) and is housed at Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
Rouen Cathedral at the End of the Day (Sunlight Effect) by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (35-7/8 x 24-3/4 inches) and is housed at Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

In May 1895, Claude Monet exhibited 20 canvases from the Rouen Cathedral series in a solo exhibition in his dealer's Paris gallery, including the Rouen Cathedral at the End of the Day (Sunlight Effect) painted in 1893.

Georges Clemenceau, publisher of the journal La Justice, declared that the works constituted a revolution in painting. To fully appreciate the scope of Monet's achievement, he instructed viewers to experience the individual canvases as a single expression.

Rouen Cathedral at the End of the Day (Sunlight Effect) demanded Monet's constant attention in order to achieve the desired light effect. See Monet's Rouen Cathedral at the End of the Day (Sunlight Effect) in the final section.

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