The Seine at Giverny
Leaving an Impression
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Image: Photographic portrait of Claude Monet
The Weeping Willows on the Lily Pond at Giverny
Gardens of Giverny
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Image: Photograph of Monet’s garden today
Young Faun with Heron
The MacMonnies Family
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Image: Frederick William MacMonnies (American, 1863–1937); Young Faun with Heron, designed 1889–1890; cast 1894; Bronze
Tap the image to hear Severens talk about why haystacks inspired Monet and how that translated to the work of other artists visiting Giverny.
Reflections, Water Lily Series #2
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Image: Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926); Young Girl at a Window (detail), c. 1883-1884; Oil on canvas; Corcoran Collection (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund)
Portrait of Mrs. Theodore Frothingham, Jr. (Eleanor Fabyan)
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Image: Photographic portrait of John Singer Sargent
Life in Giverny
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Image: Photo of an artist painting en plein air in Giverny today
Tap the image to hear Severens talk about the influence of Japanese art on this painting by Richard Edward Miller.
Image: Richard Edward Miller (American, 1875–1943); Sunbath, 1924; Oil on panel transferred to plywood
The First Snow
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Image: Lila Cabot Perry (American 1848–1933); The First Snow, 1926; Oil on canvas
Patricia L. Beckler
Barbara and Roger Blau; Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough
Barbara B. Boyd; The Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; Joseph Bruce