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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 95 A PICTURE’S WORTH 1000 200 WORDS

The Houses of Parliament, London, with the Sun Breaking Through the Fog

CLAUDE MONET, 1904

 

French Impressionist painter Claude Monet, like many artists throughout history, traveled abroad to paint the exotic scenes of foreign lands. London was one of Monet’s preferred destinations. He traveled there twice over the course of his career, studying the techniques of British artists (such as John Constable and Joseph Mallord William Turner) and painting the local scenery.

 

This painting is one in a series of works created by Monet in an effort to capture the British Parliament building in various ...

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