Date of birth
Claude Monet, born in Paris in 1840, was raised on the Normandy coast in Le Havre, where his father sold ships’ provisions. He gained a local reputation as a caricaturist while still a teenager, and landscape painter Eugène Boudin invited the budding artist to accompany him as he painted scenes at the local beaches. Boudin introduced Monet to plein air (outdoor) painting, which would prove a decisive influence in his career.
Still Life with Bottle, Carafe, Bread, and Wine
Painting by Claude Monet
The Japanese Footbridge
In 1883 Monet moved his household, his two sons along with Alice Hoschedé and her children, to the rural community of Gi
The Houses of Parliament, Sunset
A row of spire-like structures of different heights is silhouetted in azure blue against a soft pink, yellow, peach, and