The poppies in this painting are no more than small bright dabs of paint. Monet once wrote of his working method: "When you paint outdoors, attempt to forget the objects you see before you (...) Think only: here is a blue square, here a pink triangle, here a yellow stripe and paint exactly what is before your eyes.
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|Title||Champ de coquelicots|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 79 cm
Height 58 cm
|Accession number||2611 (MK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Age artist||About 41 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
Around Monet (2013)
Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Place of manufacture||Vétheuil > France > Western Europe > Europe|
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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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