Title and Year: Rouen Cathedral, West Façade, Sunlight or Cathédrale de Rouen : Le Portail , Soleil (Rouen Cathedral, The Portal in the Sun) 1892
Size: 65cm x 100cm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Collection: National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C., United States of America
Monet painted many of his most famous motifs in series. The Cathedral series was painted from several angles and at different times of the day. The Cathedral series was more of an exploration of light and shade, and the varying colors of the day than it was of a building.