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Claude Monet Paintings 1900-1908


Water Lilies by Claude Monet
Water Lilies by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (31-7/8 x 39-3/8 inches) housed at the Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, Tokyo.
Water Lilies by Claude Monet is an oil on canvas (31-7/8 x 39-3/8 inches) housed at the Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, Tokyo.

Late in December 1902, American painter Mary Cassatt informed a friend that Claude Monet had embarked on a new and daring series -- reflections in water.

In the previous year, Claude Monet had purchased a strip of land and had expanded his water garden. The enlarged surface of his pond allowed him to explore in greater depth the two motifs that had always intrigued him: water and the action of light on its surface, as featured in his 1903 painting, Water Lilies.

Waterloo Bridge, London, at Sunset by Claude Monet is part of a series where Monet honed his focus to the subtle light changes on a single subject. Click to the next section to see Monet's Waterloo Bridge, London, at Sunset.

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