MONET, Claude
(b. 1840, Paris, d. 1926, Giverny)

The Houses of Parliament, London

Oil on canvas, 81 x 92 cm
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille

This canvas belongs to a series of eleven paintings executed after Monet's stays in London. The Parliament building is viewed from a window of St. Thomas's Hospital located on the opposite shore of the Thames. The main subject of the series is light and atmospheric variations.