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S: Claude Monet (1840-1926)

BC: Heather Wolcott Visual Art 1 Spring Semester 2011

FC: Claude Monet | Portrait of Monet, 1899

1: Claude Oscar Monet was born in Paris on November 14, 1840 | As a kid he was a rebel and always went against the rules. | http://www.dailyartfixx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Water-Lilies-Claude-Monet-1916.jpg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Yacht%20Approaching%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | http://cache2.artprintimages.com/p/LRG/7/790/YREI000Z/art-print/claude-monet-garden-in-giverny.jpg | Monet, Claude. Water Lilies, 1906. Oil on Canvas. 400 x 420 inches. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. | Monet, Claude. Garden in Giverny, 1918. Oil on Canvas. 362 x 450 inches. Musee Marmottan, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Yacht Approaching, 1883. Oil on Canvas. 420 x 306 inches. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

2: In school, Monet had a hard tine focusing on his studies | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/29/Claude_Monet_037.jpg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Autumn%20Poplars%20along%20the%20River%20Epte%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | http://www.saleoilpaintings.com/paintings-image/claude-monet/claude-monet-mountains-at-l-esterel-80973.jpg | Monet, Claude. Poppies Blomming, 1873. Oil on Canvas. 907 x 700 inches. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Mountains at Esterel, 1885. Oil on Canvas. 520 x 409 inches. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. | Monet, Claude. Autumn Poplars along the River Epte, 1891. Oil on Canvas. 138 x 98 inches. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

3: http://aviemet.divitu.com/pictures/Claude%20Monet/Early%20Works/Claude%20Monet%20-%20Magpie.jpg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Sunset%20at%20the%20Cliff%20in%20Etretat%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | Monet, Claude. The Magpie, 1869. Oil on Canvas. 89 x 130 inches. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Sunset at the Cliff in Etretat, 1838. Oil on Canvas. 138 x 98 inches. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France.

4: In school Monet would get caught decorating the margins of his textbooks. This was when he found out about his artistic ability. | http://www.book530.com/paintingpic/0615/the_ship_painting_a_Claude_Monet_paintings_reproduction.jpg | Monet, Claude. The Seine at Rouen, 1872. Oil on Canvas. 138 x 98 inches. Hermitage, St. Petersburg.

5: http://www.friendsofart.net/static/images/art2/claude-monet-clifftop-walk-at-pourville.jpg | Monet, Claude. Clifftop Walk at Pourville, 1882. Oil on Canvas. 458 x 306 inches. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, I.L.

6: Educational Background | http://www.friendsofart.net/static/images/art2/claude-monet-self-portrait-1.jpg | Monet, Claude. Self-Portrait, 1886. Oil on Canvas. 832 x 1000 inches. Private Collection.

7: The people who lived near Monet in Le Havre knew him as a caricaturist. | This is a self-portrait of himself

8: Impressionism | Characteristics of impressionism include relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes. This was the style of all of Monet's paintings. | Monet is considered one of the founders of this particular style. | http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ksQIZSB05o8/TWNKQ3kahrI/AAAAAAAAHkA/z6gOBQp2T6c/s1600/monet%2B-%2Bhaystacks%2B1.jpg | Monet, Claude. Wheatstacks, 1891. Oil on Canvas. 138 x 98 inches. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.

9: This style of painting shows an emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities. | http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.deshow.net/d/file/cartoon/2009-11/claude-monet | http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01289/monet_1289976c.jpg | Monet, Claude. Red Boats. Argenteuil , 1875. Oil on Canvas. 560 x 498 inches. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Alice Hoschedé in the Garden, 1881. Oil on Canvas. 347 x 289 inches. Private collection, New York, N.Y.

10: Pure black is hardly ever used in Impressionist paintings. | Monet started off using dark colors... | http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-d8Y2FdWZEn0/TbYZwtwPUZI/AAAAAAAAAis/S5UbdvcEib4/s1600/Monet_Gare+St++Lazar.jpg | http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/MED/8/859/PCDJ000Z/posters/claude-monet-vetheuil.jpg | Monet, Claude. Gare Saint Lazare, 1877. Oil on Canvas. 741 x 668 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Seine at Vetheuil, 1879. Oil on Canvas. 265 x 400 inches. Musée des Beaux, Rouen, France.

11: But switched to a palette limited to pure light colors | http://www.saleoilpaintings.com/paintings-image/claude-monet/claude-monet-the-thames-below-westminster-85831.jpg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Haze%20in%20the%20Morning%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | Monet, Claude. Name, 1894. Oil on Canvas. 25 7/8 x 39 1/2 inches. Gallery 157, European Art 1850-1900. | Monet, Claude. The Thames, 1904. Oil on Canvas.1116 x 747 inches. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russian Federation.

12: Camille Monet | They met in 1865 and she was his model for some of his paintings before they got married. | http://hoocher.com/Claude_Monet/Monet_The_Luncheon.jpg | Monet, Claude. Luncheon on the Grass, 1865. Oil on Canvas. 600 x 422 inches. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow Russia.

13: Monet painted his wife while she was on her death bed. It is said that when he looked at her he did not see his wife or former model laying there but that he paid more attention to the colors she had about her at the time. | http://hoocher.com/Claude_Monet/Monet_Camille_Monet_On_Her_Deathbed.jpg | http://www.albertfineart.com/images/Monet%20-%20The%20Stroll,%20Camille%20Monet%20and%20Her%20Son%20Jean.jpg | http://www.paintingall.com/images/P/Claude-Monet-Camille-Monet-on-a-Garden-Bench-Oil-Painting.jpg | Monet, Claude. Camille on her Deathbed, 1879. Oil on Canvas. 419 x 620 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Camille Monet on a Garden Bench, 1873. Oil on Canvas. 23 7/8 x 31 5/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. U.S. | Monet, Claude. Woman with a Parasol, 1877. Oil on Canvas. 500 x 631 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France.

14: Cataracts in both of Monet's eyes affected his work and it began to showed after a while. | http://rusart.ca/images/monet_036full.jpg | Monet, Claude. The Japanese Bridge, 1920. Oil on Canvas. 1063 x 805 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France.

15: He made the decision, every though he did not want to, to stop painting in 1922 when he was almost completely blind. Then a good friend, George Clemenceau, talked him into having surgery in his right eye. | right eye painting after surgery | left eye painting after surgery | Both paintings were done by Monet after his surgery. They are of The Japanese Bridge at Giverny done on an oil canvas.

16: He continued to keep painting until a few months before his death. | Monet died due to lung cancer on December 5, 1926 in Germany. | http://www.friendsofart.net/static/images/art2/claude-monet-tulip-fields-in-holland.jpg | http://www.xtimeline.com/__UserPic_Large/1310/ELT200709232220196098439.JPG | Monet, Claude. Tulip Fields in Holland, 1886. Oil on Canvas. 400 x 317 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France.

17: http://www.reproduction-gallery.com/catalogue/uploads/1028371425_large-image_cmonbchstalg.jpg | http://www.intofineart.com/upload1/file-admin/images/Claude%20Monet121.jpg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Lunch%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | Monet, Claude. The Luncheon, 1873. Oil on Canvas. 580 x 450 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. Red Boats at Argenteuil, 1872. Oil on Canvas. 636 x 410 inches. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. | Monet, Claude. The Beach at Sainte-Adresse , 1867. Oil on Canvas. 500 x 387 inches. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, I.L.

18: Some of his most famous works is the water lily pond and those he did when Camille posed for him. | http://pic.tradeage.com/handmade-painting-camille-monet-amp-child-in-artist-garden-claude-monet-100026.jpeg | http://www.canvasreplicas.com/images/Japanese%20Bridge%20over%20Water%20Lilies%20Claude%20Monet.jpg | Monet, Claude. Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge, 1899. Oil on Canvas. 90.5 x 87.8 inches. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, USA. | Monet, Claude. Camille Monet and a Child in a Garden, 1875. Oil on Canvas. 750 x 636 inches. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

19: Work Cited | Cauderlier, A. "Welcome to Claude Monet's." giverny.org, The Giverny News Blog. 30 September 2006. web. 17 May 2011. | "Claude Monet." famouspainter.com, 7 November 2002. web. 17 May 2011. | "Claude Monet (1840-1926)." biography.com, A&E Television Networks. 2007. web. 17 May 2011.

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