(b. 1840, Paris, d. 1926, Giverny)
Oil on canvas, 200 x 200 cm
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
From 1899 to 1926 Monet worked on the theme of the water lilies with unremitting determination, using different formats and viewpoints, adopting an increasingly flexible treatment, and culminating in a fusion with the motif that seeks to encompass the entirety of the artist's vision.