CATTEDRALE DI ROUEN MONET SERIE
The cathedral series was not Monet’s first series of paintings of a single subject, but it was his most exhaustive. There were calls for the state to buy the entire series and exhibit them as a whole, but unfortunately these calls were not heeded and the series was divided. Gardner’s Art through the Ages: For Monet, the effects of light on a subject became as important as the subject itself. The following other wikis use this file: Public domain Public domain false false The author died in , so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 80 years or less. That is how the series of views of Rouen Cathedral painted by Claude Monet between and has been best described.
Tra il e il Monet diede vita a ben quarantotto Cattedrali di Rouen.
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In the Rouen Cathedral series, the authentic protagonist is not the architectonic model, in a certain sense “despised” by Touen, who used an extremely nearby point of view, in such way that the architecture, due to the almost complete absence of perspective, loses its grandeur and it is even sectioned in the towers and pinnacles.
Monet chose five different points of view – two from the square and three from different rooms in the building in front of the Cathedral- representing the Cathedral’s portal frontally or with the point of view slightly displaced to the rightor the portal and the d’Albane tower to the left of the portalbut always conserving that unusually nearby point of view.
The author died inso this work is in acttedrale public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus oruen years or less.
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Thus, and for the first time in the history of painting, an artist had managed to represent the fourth dimension, the time, a profit vindicated by numerous pictorial vanguards several decades later. More than a century later, and dispersed among several museums and private collections of the world, mostly in France and the United States; the views of the Cathedral by Claude Monet are not only artworks coveted by any Museum or serious Art collector, but also the best pictorial testimony of the incomparable courage of the Impressionism.
In the early s, France was seeing a revival of interest in Catholicism and the subject of one of its major cathedrals was well received. Wassily Kandinsky had the opportunity of seeing one of these haystacks in an exhibition in Moscow inand he was impressed to the point of suggesting them as the first abstract painting in the history of Art: Monet rented spaces across the street from the cathedral, where he set up temporary studios for the purpose.
Monet rented spaces in Rouen across the street from the cathedral as his temporary studio. The paintings are the result of Monet’s interest for the dynamic nature than for any pictorial or scientist theory Monet himself declared that ” I have always hated those awful theories “.
These haystacks had been painted under the summer sun, in the sunrise and in the sunset; at the end of the summer, in the heart of the winter, or in the early spring.
Il monumento, grandiosa testimonianza del sole, dardeggia il cielo con lo slancio della sua massa autoritaria offerta agli assalti della luce. In spite of the elevated price of each one of the views – between The cathedral series was not Monet’s first series of paintings of a single subject, but it was his most exhaustive.
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The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be seeie wrong. Of course, such task had to be exasperating, and the painter was on the verge of giving up the series.
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Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Monet in the ’90s: If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat Claude Monet installed next to the window of a second floor in front of the Cathedral, working frenetically with tens of canvases, at the mercy of that a fleeting cloud, an unexpected sun ray or an early morning fog forced him to look for a picture in which the new atmospheric conditions could be reflected.
Visite Leggi Modifica Modifica wikitesto Cronologia. Monet found that the thing he had set out to paint — light — was, because of its ever-changing nature and its extreme subtlety, an almost impossible thing to capture.
The series -consisting of 31 canvases showing the facade of the Gothic Rouen Cathedral under different conditions of light and weather- caused an immediate admiration among the critics of his time, and it was do by many later masters, from Wassily Kandinsky to Roy Lichtenstein. The subtle interweaving of colors, the keen perception of the artist and the use of texture all serve to create a series of shimmering images in light and color-masterpieces worthy of the grandeur of their subject matter.
Michael Howard, in his Encyclopedia of Impressionism Carlton,writes:. Da Wikipedia, l’enciclopedia libera. So the building is here not more than a background, an “excuse”, to show sfrie authentic protagonist of the composition: Public domain Public domain false false.