The Seine at Port-Villez


Tate: Purchased 1953

Object Light exhibition highlights On display

In the 1890s Monet painted multiple versions of the same subject under different lighting conditions. The Seine at Port-Villez, one of many paintings of the River Seine near his Giverny home in northern France, typifies this approach. Here, physical detail is kept to a minimum and the painting’s surface is covered with small, individual brushstrokes.

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Previously on display

13 November 2022

ACMI: Gallery 4



Claude Monet

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Light Impressions


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Light → Light Impressions


654 x 1003 mm

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Oil paint on canvas

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