The Impressionists at the Art Institute– Part Two

Obviously, Monet and Renoir are two of the more famous of the Impressionist painters, and perhaps the most familiar to the general public. This post will focus on Monet’s work. The Art Institute has a good collection of his more celebrated works, for example Monet’s famous Haystacks paintings…
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And who doesn’t love his pastel paintings of water lilies….

His city paintings of smoggy foggy London and small French towns are also worth studying closely.

One of my personal favorites is this delicate painting of Monet’s own home and garden and family in Argenteuil.


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