n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.
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Claude Monet - Water Lilies
Artist - Claude Monet Date - 1902-1903 Medium - Painting Oil on Canvas Title - Garden Path at Giverny I chose this painting because I like the atmosphere it set. I thought it was a very tranquil scene and the shadows on the pathway looked very realistic.
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Let the light shine in
We CAN perceive UV light: "...An illustration of how ultraviolet appears is provided by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Following cataract surgery in 1923, his colour palette changed significantly; after the operation he painted water lilies with more blue than before. This may be because after lens removal he could see ultraviolet light, which would have given a blue cast to the world. "