Everyone knows about Giverny, but few about the gardens that preceded them. Late in life Monet admitted that he may have owed his love of painting to his love of flowers and gardening, which he had developed in early youth as an antidote to his unhappiness. This lecture unfolds the detail behind that statement, which is both moving and beautiful, as Monet struggles with his family, his love and his art. Through diary entries and letters as well as paintings, the lecture reveals with specific horticultural and painterly detail the development of this life-long passion which climaxed in his monumental water-lily series.
Lecturer: Brian Healey
The lectures start at 16:30 and are held at the Salón Varietés, Fuengirola.
MEMBERS: Free; NON-MEMBERS: 10€ per lecture, to be paid at the visitors’ desk prior to the lecture
Visitors from other Member Societies of the Arts Society: 8€ on presentation of membership card
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