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Claude Monet Paintings 1914-1926

The Clouds by Claude Monet

Claude Monet's The Clouds is housed at Musee de                              l'Orangerie, Paris. (Left panel)
Claude Monet's The Clouds is housed at Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris. (Left panel)

Claude Monet portrays the experience of the cool, damp, and fragrant air in his 1920-26 work, The Clouds.

The panorama of clouds begins and ends in deep shadow. Near the edge of the pond, the light is dim and the muted surface of the water reflects the dense curtain of foliage that shades the water's rim. The colors evoke physical sensations related to the atmospheric condition.

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