The Water Lily Pond

The Water Lily Pond by Claude Monet

The Water Lily Pond by Claude Monet was produced in 1899 and is considered to be one of the famous artworks of Impressionism movement. The work can be viewed now at Musée d'Orsay, Paris


Medium: Oil Painting 

Subject(s): lily, nature, water


The Water Lily Pond is an oil painting produced in 1899 by French painter Claude Monet.

Manet painted the water lily series in 18 different canvases.

Claude Monet devoted the last thirty years of his life developing a series of famous landscape paintings some includes Seine at giverny. Among many series, the water lily series paintings were the smallest which were painted during 1897 to 1926. The views were of the wooden Japanese footbridge begun in 1899 over his pond. Monet was known for his Impressionist paintings and from several best painting some of his include Water lily pond series now located at Musee d'Orsay, Paris, Bridge over a Pond of Water lilies now located at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Monet painted several painting at Giverny where he lived from 1883 until his death in 1926. Monet found two other close friends Manet and Renoir at Giverny. The dimensions of the painting were 88.3 x 93.1 cm

The work can be viewed at Musee d'Orsay, Paris.


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