The Saint-Lazare Station, 1877 - by Claude Monet.
The Gare Saint-Lazare is one of artworks by Claude Monet. Artwork analysis, large resolution images, user comments, interesting facts and much more.
The Saint-Lazare station in Paris arrival of a train is one of artworks by Claude Monet. Artwork analysis, large resolution images, user comments, interesting facts and much more.
The Gare Saint-Lazare was the largest and busiest train station in Paris.Early in 1877, with help from his friend Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet rented an apartment in the nearby rue Moncey and began the first of twelve canvases showing this icon of modernity. He displayed seven of them, including this one, at the third Impressionist exhibition, in April of that year.
Monet was so intent on painting St Lazare station in Paris, the he rented a flat nearby. He painted it many times over, this being one of four surviving canvases made of the station’s interior. Although an interior view, the painting is structured like a landscape, with the smoke from the train’s engine creating the same effect as clouds in the sky. Monet manipulated the wet paint to.
CLAUDE MONET Saint-Lazare Train Station 1877 oil on canvas-impressionist canvas surfaces are incomprehensible at close range, but the eye fuses the brush strokes at a distance. Monet's agitated application of paint contributes to the sense of energy in this urban scene. GUSTAVE CAILLEBOTTE Paris: A rainy day 1877 oil on canvas-Although Caillebotte did not use Impressionistic broken brush.
Hazy with smoke, the architecture of the train station and technology of the iron engine dissolve before our eyes. Monet, The Gare Saint-Lazare Isolated for centuries, Japan opened to trade in the 1850s, providing fresh inspiration for Western artists.
Then in 1876 he enacted his plan to paint a single object from several viewpoints. He picked as his subject Gare Saint-Lazare, a train station in Paris. Despite his talent, Monet had to endure extreme poverty. This was like this until the 1880s when Monet’s works began to sell for a higher price. He was then free to paint as he pleased. He.