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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Eye Candy for Today: Monet still life

Posted by Charley Parker at 3:07 pm

Chrysanthemums, Claude Monet
Chrysanthemums, Claude Monet.

Many who are fond of Monet’s Impressionist landscapes are unfamiliar with his still life paintings. A number of these were of floral subjects.

In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click “Fullscreen” under image, then use zoom controls or download arrow.

Notice the colors in the table top.

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  1. Comment by urbanfloop
    Friday, December 21, 2012 @ 7:23 am

    extremely beautiful. the leaves seem to be a crucial element as they create the separation space between the background and the flowers. absolutely stunning.

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