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Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s San GiorgioMaggiore by Twilight     Courtney Leddell
Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightWhile Claude Monet’s paintings of water lilies and sunflowers...
Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightPainted in 1908, San Giorgio Maggiore by Twilight was inspire...
Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightThe painting was initially bought in 1912 by Gwendoline Davie...
Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightAbout Dr. Courtney Leddell: An art lover with a penchant forI...
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Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s San Giorgio Maggiore by Twilight

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Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s San Giorgio Maggiore by Twilight

  1. 1. Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s San GiorgioMaggiore by Twilight Courtney Leddell
  2. 2. Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightWhile Claude Monet’s paintings of water lilies and sunflowers arebeloved by art aficionados worldwide, his painting of sunset in Veniceis equally celebrated. In fact, the painting San Giorgio Maggiore byTwilight was featured in the heist caper The Thomas Crown Affair,which starred Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.
  3. 3. Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightPainted in 1908, San Giorgio Maggiore by Twilight was inspired bythe frequent gondola rides that Monet and his wife took around SanGiorgio, a monastery island in Venice. At sunset, the water aroundthe island reflects the splendid reds, roses, and golds of the sky,which Monet captured in his work. Also seen are the Grand Canal andthe dome of Santa Maria della Salute.
  4. 4. Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightThe painting was initially bought in 1912 by Gwendoline Davies atMonets Paris exhibition. She later donated it to the National Museumof Wales, in Cardiff, Great Britain, where it is on display.
  5. 5. Dr. Courtney Leddell: Monet’s SanGiorgio Maggiore by TwilightAbout Dr. Courtney Leddell: An art lover with a penchant forImpressionist paintings, Dr. Courtney Leddell counts Monet amonghis favorite artists. An anesthesiologist and entrepreneur by trade,Dr. Leddell has co-founded two companies.

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