Pursuing our love for art, we are overjoyed to reveal another world-renowned painter as the 2nd member of «The Masters of Art» series. Claude Monet, 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926, was one of the founders of French Impressionist painting. He embraced the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, particularly in landscape painting.
The master of art was particularly fond of the water lilies growing in the pond of his garden in Giverny. Monet composed several water lily series on the mentioned French estate, resulting in roughly 250 individual paintings until the end of his life. The painting in the background of Claude’s self-portrait is on view in all its splendour at the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris.
- Second in the series "Masters of Art"
- 2 oz of 99.9% pure silver.
- Smartminting© with Ultra High Relief
- Extra Limited mintage – 999
The reverse of the coin depicts a self-portrait of Claude Monet, one of the founders of French Impressionism, with some lilies in a pond in the background.
The obverse of the coin depicts an image of a painter working on a canvas with the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: "ELIZABETH II" – the name of the Queen, "10 DOLLARS" – the face value and "COOK ISLANDS" - the issuing country.
|Weight (g)||2 oz. (62.2 g)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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