Discovered on an ARTventure

Discovered on an ARTventure

Exploring Philadelphia Museums
Strolling through the galleries of European art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this piece literally took my breath away. I had already been captivated by countless other works hanging from the walls by Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Cassatt, but this oil painting by Claude Monet left me breathless. It was the colors that attracted me at first. They were bold and intense and not the foggy pastels I was used to in a Monet. Nymphéas, Japanese Bridge quickly became the standout for me of this museum trip. Sold by Monet’s son, the painting belonged to two collections before being gifted to the museum in 1974. [caption id="attachment_107" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Nymphéas, Japanese Bridge, 1918-1926, Oil on canvas, Claude Monet, European Painting. Image Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art[/caption] It took…
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