Monet Purple Water Lilies iPhone 6 case. Oil painting on canvas from 1917. French impressionist Claude Monet remains renowned and beloved for the water lily paintings that he created at his garden pond at Giverny. This specific water lily painting is from 1917 and reveals Monet’s move towards increasing abstraction and more varied colors. The water lilies presented are dark red and wild purple while the pond itself is tinged with reflections. A pretty gift for fans of Monet, Impressionism, water lily paintings and French art.