We CAN perceive UV light: "...An illustration of how ultraviolet appears is provided by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Following cataract surgery in 1923, his colour palette changed significantly; after the operation he painted water lilies with more blue than before. This may be because after lens removal he could see ultraviolet light, which would have given a blue cast to the world. "
Monet - subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground More
Claude Monet. Water Lilies (1919). Nota Aspen: Si bien es contemporáneo, y contradiciendo mis escritos anteriores, esta imagen refleja el vivo espíritu del arte semi real, semi barroco entre el siglo xviii
n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.