Late Monet — Water Lilies, Swansong of an Incandescent Artistic Career

One of Monet’s Water Lilies ( Nymphéas) paintings (1919, private collection)

Few names in the history of art rank as highly as Claude Monet (1840–1926). His vision of art was truly ahead of his time, something which can be seen in the reaction to his early works as well as the years of financial struggle he had to endure before he achieved fame around the world. Monet was the key Impressionist, the artist whose painting ‘Impression: Sunrise’ led…