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Claude Monet1840 — 1926

Painting nature from a small boat

Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect, 1880

Painting nature from a small boat

“Everyday I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”

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Luncheon on the Grass

Luncheon on the Grass

1865-1866
Camille

Camille

1866
Regatta at Sainte-Adresse

Regatta at Sainte-Adresse

1867
The Beach at Sainte-Adresse

The Beach at Sainte-Adresse

1867
La Grenouillère

La Grenouillère

1869
The Magpie

The Magpie

1868-1869
Impression Sunrise

Impression Sunrise

1872
Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil

Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil

1875
La Japonaise, Madame Monet

La Japonaise, Madame Monet

1876
The Saint-Lazare Station

The Saint-Lazare Station

1877

I am literally penniless here, obliged to petition people, almost to beg for my keep, not having a penny to buy canvas and paints . . .

Claude Monet to Georges Charpentier (A Desperate Plea)

1878
Camille Monet on her Deathbed

Camille Monet on her Deathbed

1879
Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect

Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect

1880
Cliff Walk at Pourville

Cliff Walk at Pourville

1882-1882

I am distressed, almost discouraged, and fatigued to the point of feeling slightly ill. What I am doing is no good, and in spite of your confidence I am very much afraid that my efforts will all lead to nothing.

The despair of painting nature - Letters to Gustave Geffroy

1889
Grainstack, Sun in the Mist

Grainstack, Sun in the Mist

1891
Bathers at La Grenouillère

Bathers at La Grenouillère

1892
Norway, Sandviken Village in the Snow

Norway, Sandviken Village in the Snow

1895

I was born undisciplineable. No one was ever able to make me stick to the rules, not even in my youngest days.

Claude Monet by Himself

1900
Water Lilies

Water Lilies

1905
1801
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Alfred Sisley
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Gottfried Lindauer
Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous
Simeon Solomon
The faces we see in our dreams
Odilon Redon
"Sculpture is the art of the hole and the lump"
François Auguste René Rodin
2000

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