Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Impressionist Monet—The Tulip Fields of Holland

Claude Monet, Tulip Field Near the Hague, 1886, oil on canvas, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Impressionist icon Claude Monet (1840-1926) often traveled outside his native France throughout his career, searching for new artistic subjects.  However he was particularly attracted to the landscape of the Netherlands, capturing the brilliant multi-colors of the blooming tulip fields in spring.

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