Make the right impression at your next web meeting for work or present a glowing serene background with friends and family! Use these five beautiful paintings by Claude Monet from “Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression,” presented here in just the right dimensions for virtual backgrounds. Once you download to your computer, mobile phone, or tablet, add the image to your collection of virtual backgrounds, select it, and you’ll be ready to chat with a beautiful Monet from the MFA’s collection as your background.
To save a virtual background to your device, just click the Download button adjacent to each image. Then follow the instructions on your favorite web conference app to set your image as your background. Here are the instructions for Zoom.
Claude Monet, Grainstack (Sunset) (detail), 1891. Oil on canvas. Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection.
Claude Monet, Water Lilies (detail), 1907. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Alexander Cochrane.
Poppy Field in a Hollow near Giverny
Claude Monet, Poppy Field in a Hollow near Giverny (detail), 1885. Oil on canvas. Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection.
Antibes (Afternoon Effect)
Claude Monet, Antibes (Afternoon Effect) (detail), 1888. Oil on canvas. Gift of Samuel Dacre Bush.
Morning on the Seine, near Giverny
Claude Monet, Morning on the Seine, near Giverny (detail), 1897. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz.