Claude Monet 1840-1926
Oil on Canvas
Framed size 99cm x 72cm
Coucher de Soleil a Lavacourt, (sunset at Lavacourt), is one of a group of paintings by Monet showing the harsh effects of Winter at the beginning of the year, while staying nearby with his family.
Monet is known for painting 'en plein air' in extreme weather in search for the perfect subject. This resulted in a string of vigorously executed pictures as the sun set behind the houses in the Winter evenings.
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