Monet's 1871 Hyde Park painting location

IMG 7180 - Monet's 1871 Hyde Park painting location

monet - Monet's 1871 Hyde Park painting location
Monet’s London Hyde Park painting of January 1871 – experts claim the location cannot be ascertained accurately due to artistic licence and a fair amount of alteration made post-production in his studio.
It is agreed the view looks towards Lancaster Gate, however the foreground is said to be of a hill that doesnt have the same elevation or prominence as any present location in Hyde Park. This has confused many people.
Explorations show there is indeed a spot in Hyde Park almost like Monet’s. The difference in elevation isn’t quite alike but the similarity is evident.
IMG 7180 - Monet's 1871 Hyde Park painting location
The Lancaster London Hotel is seen through the trees, thus confirming the perspective to Lancaster Gate. The spires of Christ Church/St James seen in Monet’s composition are no longer visible due to a proliferation of trees.

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