Hokusai Icon NGA Home   Home   Themes   Education   Compare Works   Search
 
Monet Logo top
  Monet Logo Bottom

Irises in Monet's garden
Relate Monets to Prints menu Icon
composition  design subject
Show Details enlarge image Hide Tools
Group: Giverny

Artist: Claude MONET
Birth/Death: 1840–1926

Title: Irises in Monet's garden
Date Made: 1900

Lender: Musé d'Orsay, Paris

The dazzling Irises in Monet’s garden, with its almost suffocating density of colour — was influenced by the equally sensuous Japanese screens representing flowers on a gold ground that reflects light (see Bush clover, pampas grass and chrysanthemum, attributed to So¯setsu).

More details
Click image to enlarge