This is the second of my three research pieces for my OCA Drawing 1 course, Drawing Outside.
In February 2013, the Management and I had a holiday in Russia. While in Moscow we had the opportunity to visit Gallery of 19th and 20th century European and American Art. Here are some of the paintings we saw (and which I was allowed to photograph).
Rouen Cathedral At Noon, 1894, Claude Monet
Rouen Cathedral At Sunset, 1894, Claude Monet
Haystack At Giverny, 1884-1889, Claude Monet
Avenue de l’Opera (Effect of the Snow, Morning) 1898, Camille Pissarro
Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen From Les Lauves, 1906, Paul Cezanne
I did not realise at the time that all five of these paintings were parts of series by the artists.
I knew that Monet had painted a number of views of Rouen Cathedral as a result of a comment on a blog post I had written in…
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