Houses Of Parliament Fog Effect by Claude Monet

Claude Monet was a famous French artist, who was the founder and representative of impressionism. The term Impressionism is derived from the name of his painting Impression, Sunrise. Monet drove all his life to Impressionism.

Monet was a good natural observer. He had a keen eye for every minute detail and extremely for the change of lights. Monet often depicted the charming part from ordinary scenery. On the same place and theme, Monet would paint many times in different days and weather conditions. During the year 1900-1905, Claude Monet made his stay in London and painted a series of paintings of the Palace of and shocked, and they could not understand Monet, because in people’s impression, gray is the normal color of fog. Many people particularly went to observe fog on stress, and surprised to find out that the fog was purplish red, as Monet painted. Because of the development of London’s industry, ash and coal particles sprayed in the air, mixed with which fog reflected in purplish red in the sunshine. Thus Monet was admired for his vivid fog painting, and named “the creator of London fog”.