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Monet Pearl Earrings

  • These cluster earrings of pink and purple hued pearls are inspired by the palette and impasto brushstrokes Monet used to create The Portal of Rouen Cathedral in Morning Light.

    - Length of drop: 1 inch
    - Materials: Freshwater pearls, sterling silver earwire
    - Item #: EARMNT

    Monet created several groups of paintings exploring the color, light, and form of a single subject at various times of day but the Rouen Cathedral series was his most intense effort on a single site. He painted there in late winter in both 1892 and 1893, then reworked his thirty canvases from memory in the study through 1894.

    Source Painting:
    Claude Monet (French, 1840 - 1926)
    The Portal of Rouen Cathedral in Morning Light, 1894, Oil on canvas
    100.3 × 65.1 cm (39 1/2 × 25 5/8 in.)
    The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles