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Monet’s Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son

  • March 11, 2014
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Claude Monet painted Woman with a Parasol in 1875. The woman standing on a green hill looking over her shoulder at the artist is his wife, Camille.  Their son Jean, 8 years old at the time, stands by her side though further in the distance. Monet does a wonderful job here of creating a sense of a snapshot in time. Though the sitting might have taken a few hours he portrays it in such a way that suggests they were out for a stroll and were briefly interrupted while he captured their image.  The brushwork along with the splashes of color such as the yellow and pink tones on Camille’s …..

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