Claude Monet Was One Of The First Artists To Move His Studio Out Into The Open Air, Creating Works Which Continue To Fascinate And Inspire Us Today As Much As They Did His Contemporaries One Of The Founding Fathers Of Impressionist Art, Monet S Works Consistently Reflect The Artist S Profound Love Of Nature Many Of His Paintings Were Directly Inspired By The Gardens That Played Such An Important Role In His Life The Garden At His House In S Vres In The S, Those At His Two Homes In Argenteuil In The S, Followed By A Garden At His Estate In Vatheuil Yet The Most Famous Of Monet S Gardens Was The Expansive Park In Giverny, Which Inspired His Masterful Handling Of Light And Color For Than Thirty Years And Provided Motifs For Hundreds Of Individual Paintings And Series That Remain Immensely Popular Today Among Them The Masterpieces Of His Water Lilies Series This Magnificent Volume Of Full Page Color Plates Is Devoted To This Central Theme In The Work Of The French Artist It Presents Landscapes, Still Lifes, And Portraits Of People In Natural Settings From Nearly All Of Monet S Creative Periods From His Early Impressionist Paintings Of The S To The Grandes Dacorations Of The Early S Also Included Are Photographs Of Monet S Gardens, Diagrammatic Recreations Of These Spaces Based On The Artist S Paintings , Several Bills Of Delivery And Planting Instructions From Horticulturalists
Claude Monet also known as Oscar Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet November 14, 1840 December 5, 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.
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- Monet's Garden
- Claude Monet
- 05 March 2018 Claude Monet