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Claude Monet

(1840-1926)

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Claude Monet (1840-1926), was a French painter, recognized, together with Pissaro, as being one of the creators of Impressionism, and was probably the artist most dedicated to observing the Impressionist principles. His works epitomize the genre and are considered some of the Impressionists' finest.

            Claude Monet was born in Paris on November 14, 1840 but all his impressions as a child and adolescent were linked with Le Havre, the town to which his family moved about 1845. His father had a grocery store there. In his youth he painted caricature portraits and exhibited them in the art supplies store in which Eugène Boudin worked at the time. Eventually Boudin persuaded the young Monet to paint in the open air with him and become a landscape painter. His family was not against his wish to become a painter, but his independent views, criticism towards academic art and refusal to enter a decent school of art led to constant quarrels with his family. After finishing his military service in Algeria ... Read Claude Monet's Full Biography


Claude Monet. Studio Corner. Studio Corner. 1861. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Hunting Trophy. Hunting Trophy. 1862. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Farm Courtyard in Normandy. Farm Courtyard in Normandy. c.1863. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. La Rue de la Bavolle in Honfleur. La Rue de la Bavolle in Honfleur. 1864. Oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Still Life: Piece of Beef. Still Life: Piece of Beef. c.1864. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Shipyard near Honfleur. Shipyard near Honfleur. 1864. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Road to the Saint-Siméon Farm. Road to the Saint-Siméon Farm. 1864. Oil on canvas. National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Japan. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Cape de la Hève at Low Tide. The Cape de la Hève at Low Tide. 1865. Oil on canvas. The Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Walkers (Bazille and Camille). The Walkers (Bazille and Camille). 1865. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Picnic (Le dejeuner sur l’herbe). The Picnic (Le dejeuner sur l’herbe). 1865-1866. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Déjeuner sur l'herbe (The Picnic). Left fragment. Déjeuner sur l'herbe (The Picnic). Left fragment. 1865-1866. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Déjeuner sur l'herbe (The Picnic). Right fragment. Déjeuner sur l'herbe (The Picnic). Right fragment. 1865-1866. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Women in the Garden. Women in the Garden. 1866. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Garden in Bloom at Sainte-Addresse. Garden in Bloom at Sainte-Addresse. c.1866. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Camille Doncieux (Lady in Green). Camille Doncieux (Lady in Green). 1866. Oil on canvas. Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. 1866. Oil on canvas. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Woman in the Garden (Saint-Adresse). Woman in the Garden (Saint-Adresse). 1867. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Terrace at Saint-Adresse. Terrace at Saint-Adresse. 1867. Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Entrance to the Port of Honfleur. The Entrance to the Port of Honfleur. 1867. Oil on canvas. N. Simon Fund, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Beach at Sainte-Adresse. The Beach at Sainte-Adresse. 1867. Oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Ice on the Seine near Bougival. Ice on the Seine near Bougival. 1867. Oil on canvas. Private collection, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Cart; Snow-Covered Road at Honfieur, with Saint-Simeon Farm. The Cart; Snow-Covered Road at Honfieur, with Saint-Simeon Farm. c.1867. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Quai du Louvre. Quai du Louvre. 1867. Oil on canvas. Haags Gemeentemuseum, the Hague, Netherlands. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Garden of the Infanta. The Garden of the Infanta. 1867. Oil on canvas. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Regatta at Saint-Adresse. The Regatta at Saint-Adresse. 1867. Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Luncheon. The Luncheon. 1868. Oil on canvas. Stedel Art Institute, Frankfurt-on-Maine, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Madame Gaudibert. Madame Gaudibert. . 1868. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Dinner. The Dinner. 1868. Oil on canvas. Private collection, Zurich, Switzerland. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The River, Bennecourt. The River, Bennecourt. 1868. 1868. Oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Magpie. The Magpie. c.1868-1869. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Rough Sea at Etretat. Rough Sea at Etretat. c.1868-1869. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Flowers and Fruits. Flowers and Fruits. . 1869. Oil on canvas. Private collection, New York, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. Le Grenoillère. Le Grenoillère. 1869. Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. On the Beach at Trouville. On the Beach at Trouville. 1870. Oil on canvas. Musée Marmottan, Paris, France. Order a Poster or Print
Claude Monet. The Road to Louveciennes, the Effect of Snow. The Road to Louveciennes, the Effect of Snow. 1870. Oil on canvas. Private collection, Chicago, USA. Order a Poster or Print

Alphabetical List of Monet's Works

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