Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mothers Day


 For Mothers Day, my daughter bought me 2 tickets to the Monet Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. She took me this morning.
 It was excellent and especially having been to his garden in Giverny, France, made it extra special.
I didn't realise that Claude Monet was nearly blind towards the end of his painting career with cataracts.
As his eyesight deteriorated, he couldn't see blues, pinks and light green, he painted in dark browns and reds until he was given yellow lenses in his glasses and saw the colours again.  
 Overlooking the Yarra to Flinders Street and Fed Square.
After, John and Emma took me to Miyake at Southbank for a Japanese lunch.


3 comments:

  1. What a lovely day Jenni. Emma is looking great isn't she? Hope you enjoyed your lunch.

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  2. What a wonderful Mother's Day Emma gave you! Special daughter for a special person.

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  3. Lovely gift for Mother's Day. I would enjoy seeing that also, also the one in Canberra coming up...forgot the artist, but one of my favorites, alas body no longer enjoys walking round exhibitions.
    I sang for the two services on Mother's Day and enjoyed that then got home and slept and slept. LOL.

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