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Claude Oscar Monet painted Woman With A Parasol – also known as Figure Outdoors (Facing Left) – in 1886. The artist had stopped portraying figures in his artwork, after working this way for a while during the 1860’s. Monet saw these figures as natural elements found in the landscapes, but as we can observe in Woman With A Parasol, he now saw the figure to be of more significance than the landscape itself.
This Impressionistic portrayal of Suzanne Hoschedé, his stepdaughter, is similar to his masterpiece The Walk Woman with a Parasol, painted more than ten years earlier. Monet changed the position of the woman and the green parasol, but kept a low viewpoint, like in his previous work. The grass was painted in tonalities of orange and green. The blue sky is filled with white clouds, and Suzanne’s scarf blows gracefully in the wind.
After an extensive period of continental travel and the death of his long-term partner Camille, the wife of one of his primary patrons, Alice Hoschedé, became like a mother to Monet’s children; Jean and Michel. As Ernest worked to reestablish himself as a successful businessman, thus spending little time at home, Alice and Monet’s relationship developed into love. Eloping together, Monet decided to travel the country until he found the countryside and house that suited him, Alice, and their respective children. A few years later the pair settled on Giverny, a village about eighty kilometers from Paris. In the early 1880s, Monet settled with his new partner Alice and their children from previous partners at their family home in Giverny.
Monet worked mainly en plein air, meaning he painted outdoors. As an Impressionist, the painter was concerned in observing the natural sunlight and its optical effects on the scene. Monet and his colleagues had a passion for nature and often worked together portraying the same landscapes. In part, this was inspired by the Japanese art and their woodcut prints representing nature and ordinary themes of the daily life. The technique for these prints is called Ukiyo-e, similar to traditional woodcut, using watercolor with bright pigments, artists worked with flattened perspectives and simple figures.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Woman With A Parasol Aka Study Of A Figure Outdoors (Facing Left), you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Woman With A Parasol Aka Study Of A Figure Outdoors (Facing Left) that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
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Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself,
use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service,
meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
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