The later paintings in this series by Claude Monet employ icy hues to evoke winter's chill. In the painting the Grainstacks, Effect of Snow and Rain (1891), the wheat stacks now cast cool blue shadows on the frozen ground, and the background dissolves into a silvery mist.
Monet set aside all other work to paint the stacks of wheat, saying he could not be distracted from the wonderful winter effects on his subject.
Claude Monet's Poplars on the Banks of the River Epte was only completed through a bold financial move made by Monet. In the next section, find out what Monet did in order to finish Poplars on the Banks of the River Epte.