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Popular paintings of gardens

By Rasma RaistersPublished about a month ago 3 min read

The Artist’s Garden at Giverny 1910 Claude Monet

French artist and founder of Impressionism painting Claude Monet created this artwork in oil on canvas. It can be viewed at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, France. This is one of several paintings that the artist painted of his garden in Giverny. You see rows of irises in purple and pink beneath trees. Monet’s house can be seen beyond the woods.

Jeanne Marguerite Lecadre in the Garden 1866 Claude Monet

French artist and founder of Impressionism painting Claude Monet created this painting when he was 26 years old. It is an “en plein air” in oil on canvas and can be viewed at the Hermitage Museum in St, Petersburg, Russia. The lady depicted in the artwork is the young wife of Monet’s cousin Paul-Eugene Lecadre. She is in the garden at their country estate Le Coteau, in Sainte-Afresse in Le Havre, France.

Woman with a Parasol in a Garden Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French artist Pierre-August Renoir’s style was Impressionistic. This painting shows flowers and bushes formed by small dabs of color that surround two little figures. In the artwork, the lady protects herself from the heat with a parasol. She approaches a guy who bends down perhaps picking a flower. This was created in the yard of Renoir’s new studio in Montmartre.

Girl with Watering Can 1876 Pierre-Auguste Renoir

French artist Pierre-August Renoir created this Impressionist painting in 1876 of a girl in a blue dress carrying a watering can. The painting was probably created in Monet’s garden at Argenteuil. It can be viewed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

The Garden of Earthly Delights Hieronymus Bosch

Early Netherlandish artist Hieronymus Bosch created this artwork as a triptych oil painting on oak panels between 1490 and 1510. The painting was kept at the Museo del Pardo in Madrid, Spain. The interpretations include an admonition of worldly indulgence of the flesh and a warning about the dangers of temptations in life.

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 1885-86 John Singer Sargent

American artist John Singer Sargent created this artwork as an oil on canvas. The painting depicts two children dressed in white lighting paper lanterns as the day fades to dark. In the garden are pink roses, yellow carnations, and tall white lilies. The artwork is dominated by lush green vegetation, The little girls in the painting are the daughters of illustrator Frederick Barnard. The artist painted the scene in an English garden at Farnham House in Broadway, Cotswolds where he was spending the summer of 1885.

The Garden at Les Lauves Paul Cezanne

French post-Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne erected a studio north of Aix west of the French mountain Mont Sainte-Victoire in southern France. The artist chose this setting for its panoramic perspective of his beloved Provence. The artwork has structural strength and compositional harmony where lines parallel to the horizon give width and lines perpendicular to the horizon give depth.

The Swing Jean-Honore Fragonard

French artist Jean-Honore Fragonard created this artwork as an oil on canvas in the 18th century, It is part of the Wallace Collection in London, England, and is looked at as one of the Rococo era’s masterpieces and the artist’s best-known work.

The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil 1874 Edouard Manet

French Modernist Artist Edouard Manet created this Impressionist oil on canvas in 1874. It can be viewed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The artist spent the summer of 1874 at his family’s home in Gennevilliers, which was right across the Seine from French artist Claude Monet’s home in Argenteuil. This artwork depicts the Monet family, Camille and Jean Monet with Claude Monet to the left gardening.

The Olive Trees 1889 Vincent Van Gogh

Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh created 15 paintings of olive trees most of which were done in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France. From May 1889 to May 1890 remained at an institution where he painted in the garden and could walk to see the olive trees, cypresses, and wheat fields. Interaction with nature provided the artist with rest and solace since he was unwell and in mental distress. These paintings are considered to be among his best artworks.


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