1848 – 1907
Industrial Revolution II

Monet's Rouen Cathedral Series

Claude Monet painted more than 30 canvases depicting Rouen cathedral between
1892 and 1894. This video discusses the following four paintings in the collection
of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris:

Rouen Cathedral (The Portal, Grey Weather),
1894, oil on canvas, 100 x 65 cm

Rouen Cathedral (The Portal and the Tour d'Albane, Morning Effect),
1894, oil on canvas, 106 x 73 cm

Rouen Cathedral (The Portal, Harmony in Blue),
1894, oil on canvas, 91 x 63 cm

Rouen Cathedral (The Portal and the Tour d'Albane in the Sunlight
1894, oil on canvas, 107 x 73 cm

Speakers: Drs. Beth Harris and Steven Zucker

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Rouen Cathedral Series
Rouen, France
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