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Claude Monet
Painting nature from a small boat

Claude Monet, The ArtistsSunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect
Portrait of Claude Monet

“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.”

Claude Monet was a French artist born on November 14, 1840. Monet contributed to the Impressionist movement and died on December 5, 1926.

Camille, Claude Monet

Camille 1866

Luncheon on the Grass, Claude Monet

Luncheon on the Grass 1865 – 1866

Regatta at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

Regatta at Sainte-Adresse 1867

The Beach at Sainte-Adresse, Claude Monet

The Beach at Sainte-Adresse 1867

La Grenouillère, Claude Monet

La Grenouillère 1869

The Magpie, Claude Monet

The Magpie 1868 – 1869

Impression Sunrise, Claude Monet

Impression Sunrise 1872

Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil, Claude Monet

Camille Monet and a Child in the Garden in Argenteuil 1875

Woman with a Parasol, Madame Monet and Her Son, Claude Monet

Woman with a Parasol, Madame Monet and Her Son 1875

La Japonaise, Madame Monet, Claude Monet

La Japonaise, Madame Monet 1876

The Saint-Lazare Station, Claude Monet

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, Claude Monet

Camille Monet on her Deathbed 1879

Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect, Claude Monet

Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt, Winter Effect 1880

Cliff Walk at Pourville, Claude Monet

Cliff Walk at Pourville 1882 – 1882

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 1889

Grainstack, Sun in the Mist, Claude Monet

Grainstack, Sun in the Mist 1891

Bathers at La Grenouillère, Claude Monet

Bathers at La Grenouillère 1892

Norway, Sandviken Village in the Snow, Claude Monet

Norway, Sandviken Village in the Snow 1895

Flood Waters, Claude Monet

Flood Waters 1896

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, Claude Monet

Water Lilies 1905

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