Monet - subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground More
We CAN perceive UV light: "...An illustration of how ultraviolet appears is provided by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Following cataract surgery in 1923, his colour palette changed significantly; after the operation he painted water lilies with more blue than before. This may be because after lens removal he could see ultraviolet light, which would have given a blue cast to the world. "
n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.
Impression soleil levant - Monet * Ce tableau est à la base du mouvement impressionniste. Monet avait la volonté de représenter "l'instant, le moment" avec toutes les nuances de lumière qui l'entoure, donnant un coup de pinceau rapide et par petites touches.