Water Lilies (right half), 1920 by Claude Monet. Impressionism. flower painting
Claude Monet - Water Lilies
Let the light shine in
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. "
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