In order to paint the transient effects of light as directly as possible Monet mainly worked outdoors. He had to work quickly to 'capture' a particular moment in a constantly changing scene. This painting was thus painted in great haste. He stippled his subject with great virtuosity in order to give, quite literally, an impression of a day in springtime.
Printemps à Vétheuil
Claude Monet (in 1880)
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|Title||Printemps à Vétheuil|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 60,5 cm
Width 80,5 cm
|Accession number||St 93|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Schenking / Donation: Mevr. E.Y. van Beek-van Hoorn Janssen 1951|
|Creation date||in 1880|
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|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
|Place of manufacture||Vétheuil > France > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Parijs 1840 - Giverny 1926
Claude Monet moved at a young age from Paris to the Normandy city Le Havre. There he became a pupil of Eugène Boudin. From 1860 to 1862 he was stationed as a...Bekijk het volledige profiel