Houses of Parliament, London by Claude Monet Metal Ornament
Houses of Parliament, London, Sun Breaking Through the Fog (1904) by Claude Monet is a vintage impressionism fine art architectural painting. The Houses of Parliament with Big Ben on the Thames River in London, England in silhouette on a foggy day in warm autumn season colors. Claude Monet painted a series of paintings of the Palace of Westminster, home of the British Parliament, during his stay in London. The paintings have all the same size and viewpoint, Monet's window at St Thomas' Hospital overlooking the Thames. They are however painted at different times of the day and at different weather circumstances. About the artist: Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a founder of the French impressionist painting movement with most of his paintings being "en plein air" (in the open air) style impressionism landscapes.