Who is Claude Monet?

  • (noun): French impressionist painter (1840-1926).
    Synonyms: Monet

Claude Monet

Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant).

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Claude Monet - Posthumous Sales
... Monet's Le Pont du chemin de fer à Argenteuil, an 1873 painting of a railway bridge spanning the Seine near Paris, was bought by an anonymous telephone bidder for a record $ 41.4 million at Christie ...
Western Painting - 19th Century: Neo-classicism, History Painting, Romanticism, Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Symb
1867 Claude Monet 1872 Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1876 Edgar Degas 1876 Édouard Manet 1882 Aleksander Gierymski 1884 Valentin Serov 1887 Vincent van Gogh 1888 Ilya ... In the latter third of the century Impressionists like Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, and ... Monet, Pissarro, and Sisley used the landscape as their primary motif, the transience of light and weather playing a major role in their work ...
History Of Painting - Western Painting - 19th Century: Neo-classicism, History Painting, Romanticism, Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Symb
1850 Camille Corot c.1867 Ilya Repin 1870-1873 Claude Monet 1872 Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1876 Edgar Degas 1876 Édouard Manet 1882 Thomas Eakins 1884-1885 Georges Seurat 1884-1886 ... Boudin was also an important influence on the young Claude Monet, whom in 1857 he introduced to Plein air painting ... In the latter third of the century Impressionists like Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Berthe Morisot ...
Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston - Highlights From The European Collection
... Postman Joseph Roulin (1841–1903), 1888 Claude Monet, The Fort of Antibes, 1888 La Berceuse (Augustine Roulin), 1889 Claude Monet, Haystacks, (sunset), 1890–1891 Paul Cézanne, Self-portrait, 1898-1900 ...
San Giorgio Maggiore At Dusk (Monet) - Claude Monet
... Monet and his wife traveled from France to Italy to view “these splendid sunsets which are unique in the world.” Not only was Monet able to create new work after seeing these splendid sights ... This was not the only sunset piece Monet created, he and his wife traveled throughout Europe where he found other sunsets inspiring, such as his series Rouen ... Monet felt that Venice was a city “too beautiful to be painted” so he left many of his works unfinished until he returned home to Giverny ...

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