Claude MONET<br/>
<em>Vétheuil</em> (1879) <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
60.0 x 81.0 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest, 1937<br />
406-4<br />


Impressions and reflections

Levels 3-6

Pick up your brushes, prepare a palette of warm or cool colours and produce your own painterly impression of a scene reflected in water.

Learning objectives

  • Define warm and cool colours
  • Identify and describe environmental conditions in paintings by French Impressionists
  • Analyse artworks to determine how warm and/or cool colours can be used to suggest temperature
  • Paint a landscape reflected in water using either a warm or cool colour palette