Norman Farm through the Trees (c.1886) by Claude Monet

Norman Farm through the Trees - Claude Monet - c.1886

Artwork Information

TitleNorman Farm through the Trees
ArtistClaude Monet
Mediumpastel,laid paper
Dimensions32.4 x 22.5 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Norman Farm through the Trees

The artwork titled “Norman Farm through the Trees” is a pastel on laid paper landscape created by Claude Monet around 1886. It is a fine example of the Impressionist movement, measuring 32.4 x 22.5 cm. This piece of art, which is a part of a private collection, beautifully captures a bucolic setting with its loose and vivid strokes, a characteristic trait of Monet’s impressionistic style.

In the artwork, a serene farm scene is depicted through a frame of trees. The foreground is dominated by an inclining tree with a visible texture on its bark, its branches jutting into the overcast sky. The foliage is conveyed with dappled touches of green, suggesting the interplay of light and shadow. Behind this tree, viewers can glimpse a Norman farm tucked away amidst lush greens. Strokes of brighter greens on the meadow indicate sunlit patches, enhancing the scenery’s depth and vitality. The soft, pastel palette employed by Monet provides the artwork with a gentle, ephemeral quality, capturing the essence of the landscape’s atmosphere. Monet’s signature is inscribed visibly at the bottom, authenticating the piece’s artistic origin. The depicted scene is tranquil and evocative, inviting contemplation on the simplicity and beauty of rural life.

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