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Water Lilies  1905

by Claude Monet

Beginning in 1903, Monet embarked on a series of canvases depicting his water garden at Giverny. Here, the pads of lilies scattered across the painting suggest the water’s surface, receding into space. The pattern of light and dark beneath the lilies indicates the reflection on the water-sky and the trees on a distant bank. Monet exhibited forty-eight of these “landscapes ...
89.5 x 100.3 cm (35 1/4 x 39 1/2 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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