Vetheuil (c.1880) by Claude Monet

Vetheuil - Claude Monet - c.1880

Artwork Information

ArtistClaude Monet
Dimensions80 x 59.7 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, UK

About Vetheuil

The artwork “Vetheuil” was created by the illustrious French painter Claude Monet around the year 1880. It is a fine example of oil painting on canvas, measuring 80 by 59.7 centimeters. Monet, widely recognized as a master of Impressionism, infused this piece with the movement’s signature touch. As a landscape genre piece, this painting stands testament to Monet’s fascination with the interplay of light and nature. “Vetheuil” is housed within the esteemed collection of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum located in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

In regard to the artwork itself, the scene depicts a vibrant, rural landscape bathed in natural light. In the foreground, daubs of red, yellow, and green paint suggest wildflowers and vegetation, created with rapid, expressive brushstrokes that are characteristic of Impressionist technique. The middle and background feature a tapestry of greenery dotted with structures that imply a village nestled in the rolling hills. A dynamic sky occupies the upper portion of the canvas, with sweeping, textured strokes of blue and white capturing the essence of a tumultuous atmosphere. The painting is imbued with a sense of immediacy and the transitory nature of light, encapsulating Monet’s enduring interest in capturing the fleeting moments of the natural world.

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