Water Lily Pond with Irises by Claude Monet
With the easels mounted on wheeled dollies, Claude Monet arranged the panels so the imagery flowed from canvas to canvas as if it were a vast, single surface. The large panels measured roughly six and a half feet in height and 14 feet in width.
He defined his groups by motifs, such as the willows with their branches cascading over the waters or the tall irises reflected along with clouds on the surface of the pond, as seen in Monet's 1914-22 work, Water Lily Pond with Irises.
Claude Monet's Waterlilies at Giverny aimed to portray an infinite unity of water and light, unbounded by horizon or shorelines. Check out the next section to see Monet's Waterlilies at Giverny.