Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Impressionism was born 7.35am on 13 November 1872

The linked article really appeals to the scientist in me... Monet's painting Impression, Rising Sun is widely seen as the moment impressionism was created. Donald Olson, a professor of astrophysics at Texas State University, has done a tremendous bit of research to discover the exact location, and from that, the exact time, that Monet has created this masterpiece: 7.35am on 13 November 1872. The details in the link.

web site