The Art and Where to Find It

The Water-Lily Pond

Artist: Claude Monet

Year: 1899

Location: Bailey House, Rawmarsh Road. The original is on display at The National Gallery, London.

An oil on canvas of the artist's own gardens in Giverny. Adjacent to his property was a small pond which he acquired in 1893 and where he created a water garden with an arched bridge in the Japanese style. In 1900 he exhibited a series of ten canvases of the pond, showing a single subject in differing light conditions. The Water-Lily Pond, Claude Monet copyright The National Gallery, London.