Monet's UK parliament paintings to feature in Tate Britain exhibition

By Mark Brown Arts correspondent

Works will go on show as part of first major exhibition charting the stories of French impressionists who were ‘exiled’ in Britain

Six paintings by Claude Monet featuring the Houses of Parliament will travel to London from the US, France and Germany for the first major exhibition charting the stories of 19th-century French impressionists who sought refuge in Britain.

Monet’s gorgeous views of the sun setting through fog over parliament are one of his most highly regarded series of paintings. Though 19 exist, not one is in a British public collection – a situation unlikely to change given an auction value of £40m.

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