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Artist: Claude MONET
Title: Irises in Monet's garden
Date Made: 1900
Lender: Musé d'Orsay, Paris
The dazzling Irises in Monet’s garden, with its almost suffocating density of colour — was influenced by the equally sensuous Japanese screens representing flowers on a gold ground that reflects light (see Bush clover, pampas grass and chrysanthemum, attributed to So¯setsu).
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