3.1 Impression Sunrise
3.2 Garden Monet Water Lily
3.3 Luncheon on the Grass
3.4 Bridge Monet: The Bridge at Argenteuil
3.5 La Promenade
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(b. Nov. 14, 1840, Paris, Fr.--d. Dec. 5, 1926, Giverny)
Famous French painter, initiator, leader, and unswerving advocate of the Impressionist style.
Claude Monet is regarded as the archetypal Impressionist in that his devotion to the ideals of the movement was unwavering throughout his long career, and it is fitting that one painting by Monet, Impression Sunrise (Musée Marmottan, Paris; 1872 ), gave the group his name.
Claude Monet is one of the most important impressionist painters in France. The paintings
artist was representative and one of the founders of French Impressionist art, and extensively participated in the creating and practicing of Impressionist philosophy. Monet artist specializes in experimental and performance techniques of light and shade.
Most important paintings of Monet style is his changing in the drawing of shade andAbout US. In Monet art there is no clear shade and highlighted. So, oil painting lovers are very interested in biography of Monet, and
Claude art reproduction for sale in gallery is prevalent.
On 8th May, 2008, Claude Monet painting Le pont du chemin de fera Argenteuil was clinched a deal for 41.481 million dollars at the Christie’s.
On 14th May, 2008, another painting by Monet La Seine àArgenteuil was clinched a deal for 6.2425 million dollars at the Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Sale.
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Monet Impression Sunrise
|Due to this painting by Claude Monet broke through with the traditional oil technique, a critic used this title to taunt a group of young painters represented by artist Monet who were asking for innovative creation. The name of the Impressionism was derived from the title. The art by Monet Impression Sunrise was displayed in the first joint art show of the Impressionists opened on March 25th, 1874. This artwork is the most typical one in paintings by Monet for sale.|
Monet Water Lilies
In the famous paintings of Water Lily, the painter Claude concentrated on depicting the change of water reflecting every color in the world. Monet’s vivid depiction of the charming water in the light earned him the nickname of “Raphael on water” from Manet.
Monet The Water Lily Pond aka Japanese Bridge
In the end of 1900, Claude Monet displayed his art series of The Water Lily Pond aka Japanese Bridge for the first time, which is a collection of 13 Monet Water Lilies on canvas. The Japanese bridge in these famous paintings is covered by vines with a green shore in the background. Since 1904, the Japanese bridge was no longer on the Monet garden of water lily pond.
--- wikipediaEarly life
Claude Monet was born on 14 November 1840 in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, he was baptized in the local parish church, Notre-Dame-de-Lorette.
In 1851, Monet entered Le Havre secondary school of the arts. On 28 January 1857, his mother died. At the age of sixteen, he left school.
Monet Biography in Paris
When Claud Monet traveled to Paris to visit the Louvre, he witnessed painters copying from the old masters. Monet the artist met other young painters who would become friends and fellow impressionists such as Édouard Manet.
In 1862 Claude Monet became a student of Charles Gleyre, there he met Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Frédéric Bazille and Alfred Sisley. Together they shared new approaches to Impressionism art, painting the effects of light with broken color and rapid brushstrokes.
The Woman in the Green Dress (La femme à la robe verte in French) brought the painter recognition and was one of many paintings by Monet featuring his future wife, Camille Doncieux.
Biography Monet After Franco-Prussian War
In 1870 the artist Monet took refuge in England in September 1870.
In May 1871, he left London to live in Zaandam, Netherlands, where twenty-five paintings by Claude Monet were made.
He lived from December 1871 to 1878 at a village named Argenteuil, on the right bank of the Seine river near Paris, some of famous paintings Monet were painted there.
In 1872, Claude Monet painted Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant in French) depicting a Le Havre port landscape. Monet Impression hung in the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, in the same year, he briefly returned to Holland.
Later life of Monet biography
After death of Monet woman Camille in September, 1879, Monet the painter was grief-stricken and began in earnest to create some of best art of Monet of the 19th century.
During the early 1880s, Claude Monet painted several groups of landscape paintings and seascape works in what he considered to be campaigns to document the French countryside. His extensive campaigns evolved into the series' paintings of Monet.
Biography of Monet in Giverny
From 1880s to the end of Monet life in 1926, painter Monet worked on "series" paintings, he depicted a subject in varying light and weather conditions. His first series exhibited as such was of Haystack Monet, painted from different points of view and at different times of the day. Fifteen of Monet Haystacks were exhibited at the Galerie Durand-Ruel in 1891. Later several series of paintings of Claude Monet include: Rouen Cathedral, Poplars, the Parliament, Mornings on the Seine, and the Monet Water Lily that were painted on Monet house at Giverny.
Monet Claud was fond of painting controlled nature including Monet gardens with its water lilies, pond, and bridge Monet. He also painted the banks of the Seine, producing Monet works such as Break-up of the ice on the Seine.
Between 1883 and 1908, artist Monet painted landmarks, landscapes, and seascapes, such as Bordighera when he traveled to the Mediterranean. An important series of art Monet was painted in Italian Venice.
During World War I, Claude Monet painted an oil painting series of weeping willow trees as homage to the French fallen soldiers.
In 1923, painter Monet underwent two operations to remove his cataracts, while the cataracts the Monet art have a general reddish tone. After his operations he even repainted some of famous paintings, with bluer Water Lilies Monet than before.
Claude Monet Death
Claude Monet died of lung cancer on 5 December 1926 at the age of 86 and is buried in the Giverny church cemetery.
His home, garden Monet and Water Lily pond were bequeathed by the son Michel of Monet artist, his only heir.
Monet and Manet have similar names, both were French painter and associated with Impressionism; what's more, they were friends. So Manet and Monet are often confused with each other.
Manet helped Monet financially. Impressionist Monet organized a subscription by which Manet Olympia was bought for the French nation in 1890.
Both Monet and Manet was born in Paris, and they have something in common:
Both painted scenes of contemporary life in Paris.
Artwork by Monet or Manet was rejected by the Salon jury.
One Monet picture was titled Luncheon on the Grass, so was Manet.
Is Manet or Monet considered by many to be the Father of Impressionism? The answer is both.
One Painting by Monet is The Banks of the Seine, so was Manet's.
Is Monet or Manet worked closely in Argenteuil in 1874? Answer is still both.
The last, both of them have a Boat as Studio.
However, there are still some differences between Monet and Manet.
Edouard Manet Served as corpse in own funeral; but Claude Monet served as pallbearer in Manet's funeral.
Manet was not an Impressionist and never exhibited with the Impressionist group though venerated by them. Claude Monet was a impressionist.
Monet famous paintings are different with Manet's.
Monet's paintings are Impression: Sunrise, poppies, nympheas, garden, The Water Lily Pond and Haystacks Monet Impressionist.
Manet's famous paintings are Olympia, and Luncheon on the Grass.
Impressionism came from a painting by Claude Monet, titled as "Impression Sunrise" depicting sunlight dancing and shimmering on water. Impressionism got its start when several painters began using more natural methods of lighting their artwork and looking at the world with freshness and immediacy. Paintings of Monet and other impressionists were refused by the official Salon. But they band together to exhibit in 1874, featured Claude Monet’s Impression: Sunrise, prompting hostile critics to dismiss them all as “painters of mere impressions", many folks hated the stuff. The movement Impressionism lasted from 1870 to 1910 and included artists such as Monet, Degas and Pissarro.