“The Japanese Footbridge” by Claude Monet

Claude Monet was a famous French painter whose artworks gave contributed significantly to the Impressionism art movement. He started his painting career in 1889. Since then, he exhibited a series of paintings that were related by the intended themes or subjects. One of his series of paintings included the water lilies series which included “The Japanese Footbridge.”  His paintings focused on the depiction of various cultures and art movements in different parts of the world (Claude Monet).

In the painting, Monet exposes the central role of nature in the Japanese culture. He comes up with fusion of the Japanese motifs with his impressionist palette. He transforms the garden into paint but maintaining the green color of the background. The color is a depiction of the garden setting. Monet reveals a kind of fusion as well as excellent comprehension of the nature’s primacy in the painting.

Color is one component of painting that is perfectly portrayed in the painting. The two main colors in the painting are green and blue. There is a blue bridge that is suspended across the garden like a canopy. Below the bridge are the waters and seemingly fresh foliage. It gives the viewers of the painting an excellently attractive as well as a brightly colored scope of the water. Besides the blue and green colors, there are white, yellow as well as pink water lilies that float in a given perfect pattern thereby giving balance to the two aforementioned main colors (Claude Monet). The green paints give a suitable description of the water’s glittering greenery making the painting more attractive to look at. “The Japanese Footbridge” is a great paint that can make individuals love paintings and other artworks.