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Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Royal Academy of Arts: Painting the Modern Garden, Monet to Matisse; 30 January - 20 April, 2016

About the exhibition

One for your diaries.

Wassily Kandinsky, Murnau The Garden II, 1910 
Oil on cardboard, 67 x 51 cm 
Merzbacher Kunststiftung 
Photo (c) Merzbacher Kunststiftung

Claude Monet, Lady in the Garden, 1867 
Oil on canvas, 80 x 99 cm 
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg 
Photo (c) The State Hermitage Museum. Photography: Vladimir Terebenin

Auguste Renoir, Monet Painting in His Garden at Argenteuil, 1873 
Oil on canvas, 46.7 x 59.7 cm 
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Anne Parrish Titzell, 1957.614 
Photo (c) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

Claude Monet, Nympheas (Waterlilies), 1914-15 
Oil on canvas, 160.7 x 180.3 cm 
Portland Art Museum, Oregon. Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, 59.16 
Photo (c) Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Royal Academy garden show sheds light on Monet's water lilies -
"A new garden-themed art exhibition will tell the intriguing story about Claude Monet and the famous water lily pond that inspired his best-known works".

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