The Cliff

Citation
The Cliff

Material Information

Title:
The Cliff
Creator:
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 ( Artist : painter )
North Carolina Museum of Art ID=UNC
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Raleigh, North Carolina
Style: French Impressionist
School: Impressionist
Movement: Impressionism
French
Painting;
Genre:
Painting
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
The monumentality of the famous cliffs at the coastal resort of Etretat in Normandy is not typical of most of Monet's other subjects. He usually chose a quiet corner of a meadow or stretch of river for his landscapes. The Etretat painting does, however, serve as a typical example of the Impressionist style. There is an emphasis on atmospheric conditions and the effects of light as the day progresses. Colors are vibrant and applied to the canvas in separated brushstrokes that create the illusion of motion in the water. Close examination of the setting sun reveals Monet's technique of applying one color of paint over another while still wet, achieving a partial mixture of colors but not a blending.
General Note:
Inventory: 67.24.1

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-PFF0246 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.pff0246 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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The monumentality of the famous cliffs at the coastal resort of Etretat in Normandy is not typical of most of Monet's other subjects. He usually chose a quiet corner of a meadow or stretch of river for his landscapes. The Etretat painting does, however, serve as a typical example of the Impressionist style. There is an emphasis on atmospheric conditions and the effects of light as the day progresses. Colors are vibrant and applied to the canvas in separated brushstrokes that create the illusion of motion in the water. Close examination of the setting sun reveals Monet's technique of applying one color of paint over another while still wet, achieving a partial mixture of colors but not a blending.
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Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Style: French Impressionist.
School: Impressionist.
Movement: Impressionism.
French.
Painting;
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Painting
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North Carolina Museum of Art ID=UNC
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