In the late 18th century, romanticism came into being for classicism was no longer an ideal way for painters to express their emotions. Romanticism concentrated on emotions rather ration, colors rather than lines, fantasy rather than reality. Those are the differences between the classicism and romanticism. Claude Oscar Monet, as an outstanding impressionist, had many excellent paintings. Nevertheless, he also made some representative romantic art painting. The oil painting, Field Of Tulips In Holland, is an example. It has the most obvious feature of romanticism—colors. There are so many colors, such as red, yellow, purple and so on. In the distance, a windmill is moving with the wind. Next to the windmill is a beautiful house. A bridge is in the farther ahead. Blue sky is the background. All of those things are so beautiful and peaceful so that it can give us a beautiful and peaceful mind.
Impressionist wants to create an ideal world beyond the unsatisfactory reality. So their paintings are often about fantastic natural scenery to express painter's individual emotions. The picture which the painting shows to us is the ideal place in Claude Monet's heart. It is different from the reality. In reality, authority, sorrow, tradition, desperation made painters looking forward to an ideal world. On the one hand, romantic painting was a kind of to escape from the reality. On the other hand, it was also a good way to express painter's idea.