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The Monet Hall is an art gallery in the Lovian Museum for Modern Art, located in Newhaven, Kings. It features Impressionist art and is named after the French artist, Claude Monet. The Rouen Cathedral, The Old Harbor and The coast of Lovia are famous for having been stolen

Impressionism Edit

Impressionism was a 19th century art movement that began as a loose association of Paris-based artists, who began exhibiting their art publicly in the 1860s. The name of the movement is derived from the title of a Claude Monet work, Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant), which provoked the critic Louis Leroy to coin the term in a satiric review published in Le Charivari. The name of this hall is also derived from the famous painter.

Characteristics of Impressionist painting include visible brushstrokes, open composition, emphasis on light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, the inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.

Collection Edit

Artwork Creator Origin and date More information
Facade of the Rouen cathedral Claude Monet French, 1892-1894 The Rouen cathedral (façade)
oil on cnavas, 112 x 78 cm.
Noble City (morning effect) Claude Monet French, 1900-1901 Noble City, morning effect
oil on canvas, 81 x 92 cm.
The royal gardens Frédéric Bazille French, 1866-1867 The Royal Gardens
oil on canvas, 97 x 127 cm.
Ladies drinking tea Mary Cassatt French, 1880 Two ladies drinking tea
oil on canvas, 89 x 112 cm.
The Old Harbor Armand Guillaumin French, 1875 The Old Harbor
oil on canvas, 91 x 114 cm.
The coast of Lovia Arthur Boudin Lovian, 1859 The coast of Lovia
oil on canvas, 98 x 124 cm.
Bathers on the beach Arthur Boudin Lovian, 1861 Bathers on the beach
oil on canvas, 98 x 124 cm.
Ravine near Sofasi Alden Weir American, ca. 1915 Ravine near Sofasi
oil on canvas, 64 x 77 cm.
Trees by the Mellon Wetlands Alden Weir American, 1916 Trees by the Mellon Wetlands
oil on canvas, 74 x 100 cm.

Reactions of the visitors Edit

One of the nicest rooms in the museum

-- Yuri (Veprom) 16:19, 17 December 2007 (UTC)



Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul. (Matisse)

Love Lars 07:22, 28 January 2008 (UTC)



External links Edit

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Lovian Museum for Modern Art
Collection: Turner Hall (Romanticism) - Courbet Hall (Realism) - Monet Hall (Impressionism) - Brake Hall (Cubism) - Macke Hall (Expressionism) - Wesselman Hall (Pop Art) - Ernst Hall (Surrealism) - Landfield Hall (Color Field)
Exhibitions: Medvedev Hall (J.M.W. Turner) - Noble Hall (René Magritte) - Washington Hall (Henri Matisse)
Other Musea: Capitol Museum Group

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