The Thames below Westminster

Capturing a stereotypically foggy day in London, Monest depicts the mighty Thames river in London. Dotted with figures and ships, Monet prominently features Westminster Abbey, which towers in the background, demonstrating how he expertly couples the natural world with the built environment.

Creator: Claude Monet

Date: about 1871

Original Medium: Oil on canvas

Original Size: 47 x 73 cm

Location: National Gallery London