Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Monet—the Supreme Colorist of the Heavens

Claude Monet, Coucher de Soleil (Sunset), 1868, pastel on paper, Private Collection


French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) is internationally acclaimed for his oils. However, Monet also worked in the medium of pastel, that allowed him to achieve an intensity and variety of colors evident in this early sunset.

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