“Monet’s Garden” by Vincent Farrell ca. 1980

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In the late 1970’s Vincent Farrell began to travel and see the world. It was one of his most inspirational periods. This painting was inspired by the water gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, France and was one of my father’s most cherished painting trips. After much study and many drawings this painting was created in 1980.

visit Claude Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny, France

http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm#visit

When in New York, visit the New York Botanical Gardens gracious tribute to Claude Monet, the French impressionist painter’s spectacular gardens from May 19-October 12, 2012 follow this link for more information :

http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2012/monet/index.php

 

To see a preview of the gorgeous flowers on display at the New York Botanical Gardens tribute to Monet, follow this link to see vivid and colorful photos :

http://karinaschroeder.com/2012/05/20/giverny-in-the-bronx/

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3 thoughts on ““Monet’s Garden” by Vincent Farrell ca. 1980

  1. What wonderful remembrance of your father! I have always been partial to Monet impressionism also, though I cannot paint…absolutely lovely!

    • Well painting is something that takes a great deal of practice so I am sure you are able to try it! no one starts out painting like Rembrandt or Monet! My father was a wonderful teacher, a bit difficult at times on his students, yet, he had a knowledge of art that was so vast and he was great at demystifying the process of painting and drawing. Thank you for your lovely complements. We will become upon the 4th anniversary of my father’s death. Just would have been so nice to have him around for a little while longer. Please stay in touch!
      kind regards,
      vanessa

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