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Rouen Cathedral, Portal, Sunlight  1894

by Claude Monet

Monet painted more than thirty views of Rouen Cathedral in 1892–93. Moving from one canvas to another as each day progressed, he painted the facade with highly textured brushstrokes that convey the aspect of sculpted stone and make the atmosphere and light palpable. Monet later finished the works in his studio at Giverny, carefully adjusting the pictures both independently...
99.7 x 65.7 cm (39 1/4 x 25 7/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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