Sunrise (Marine)  1873

by Claude Monet

In the muted palette of the emerging dawn, Claude Monet portrayed the industrial port of Le Havre on the northern coast of France. The brilliant orange of the rising sun glimmers amid the damp air and dances on the gentle rippling water, lighting up its iridescent blues and greens. Barely discernible through a cool haze, pack boats on the left billow smoke from their stack...
50.2 × 61 cm (19 3/4 × 24 in.)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of The Getty