The Impression Of Sunrise By Claude Monet Essay

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When you thinking about the word “impression”, what does it means to you? It could be a feeling that you get about a person, or an idea you get from reading a book. Everyone has his or her own understanding about impression. However, from the late 19th century, a French painter named Claude Monet gave us a new idea of impression. Furthermore, his painting the Impression: Sunrise drew in 1872, which changed the way of analyzing painting. The Impression: Sunrise is a fascinating painting, which content of it, such as, boats, the sun, the sky and the worker, all these things shown a busy and brisk morning in the Port of Le Harre in France. Even though this painting was not popular at that time, it is an undeniable fact that the Impression: Sunrise is a beautiful painting, which depicted a vibrant scene of our everyday life. A number of years down the line, the viewer may feel the painting sounds more a lyric than a song after making a careful analysis. In order to help the viewer understand and better appreciate this painting, the viewer can analyze it from four aspects, which is the light and shade, the color, the brush stroke, and the subject. First of all, Monet used his excellent grasp of the light and shade attracts lots of viewers’ eyes. There is a really interesting thing about this painting, which is even though the sun seems to be the brightest object in this painting, you also can find the brightest part in this painting if you remove the sun. It is because Monet…

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