Claude Monet The Japanese Footbridge (1899)
Japanese Footbridge is an oil painting by Claude Monet. It was painted in 1899. In 1893 Monet moved to a house in rural Giverny. In 1893 and the years following, he turned a swampy area at Giverny into a water lily pool. It became a source of artistic inspiration. In 1899 Monet painted 12 works that centered on the garden and the Japanese Footbridge he constructed.