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    Claude Monet

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    Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter in the late 19th and early 20th century. He is widely regarded as being the developer of the impressionist movement. Monet brought many innovations to the practice of art and was known for working on many of his paintings outdoors. Despite early rejection by the art establishment of the new impressionist movement, Monet would go on to earn fame and recognition for his work in his later years that continues to this day. Monet was born November 14, 1840 and

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    Claude Monet

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    Claude Monet Claude Monet was one of the founding fathers of French Impressionism. Monet's concern was to reflect the influence of light on a subject. He never abandoned his Impressionist painting style until his death in 1926 when Fauvism and Cubism were en vogue and when abstract painting came into existence. First Painting Lessons Claude Monet was born in Paris, but grew up in Le Havre. His first artistic output was caricatures when he was a little boy. Close to his home was a little shop owned

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    Claude Monet and Nature

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    Claude Monet was born in Paris in 1840 and would become known as one of France’s famous painters. Monet is often attributed with being the leading figure of the style of impressionism; but this was not always the case. Monet started out his career as a caricaturist, showing great skill. Eventually “Monet began to accompany [Eugène] Boudin as the older artist . . . worked outdoors, . . . this “truthful” painting, Monet later claimed, had determined his path as an artist.” Monet’s goal took off

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    Claude Monet’s (1840 - 1926) Impression: Sunrise (Musée Marmottan, Paris) 48 x 63 cm, oil on canvas painting was created inside his bedroom in the late nineteenth century in 1872. This painting illustrates the view of the harbor at Le Havre in north western-France at the break of dawn. Monet incorporates a contrast between warm and cool colors as well as complementary colors to construct this composition. The painting is predominated with different hues of blue with soft blends of gray and sudden

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    initiated by a group of artists who defied conventional artistic standards and who were harshly criticized by the Academie des Beaux-Arts which was considered the authority in the realist styles of French painting of the period. Among them was Claude Monet (1840-1926) one of the most influential of the Impressionists. The Impressionist artistic style was cultivated and influenced by its predecessors. Impressionism combined the Romantic use of color and Realism’s sense of everyday life subject

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    Claude Monet

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    "Is that a Monet?" As a nine-year-old boy with minimal knowledge of the arts, I wasn't exactly sure what I was being asked. I turned around to look at the painting on my grandparents' wall and saw the writing "Claude Monet 1903" in the bottom right-hand corner. I politely answered my aunt's question, "Yes, I believe so." After we both looked at the painting for a few moments, she commented on its beauty and praised Claude Monet as a "great artist." I liked the painting myself. The different shades

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    Claude Monet

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    Claude Monet Claude Monet made the art community address a revolutionary type of art called impressionism. In a style not previously before painted, impressionism captured a scene by using bright colors with lots of light and different shades to create the illusion of a glance. The traditional method of working in a studio was discarded and the impressionist artists carried any needed supplies with them into the countryside and painted the complete work outside. The manufacture of portable tin

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    Claude Monet was a famous French painter whose work gave a name to the art movement Impressionism, which was concerned with capturing light and natural forms. One of the most famous painters in the history of art and a leading figure in the Impressionist movement, whose works can be seen in museums around the world, Oscar Claude Monet (some sources say Claude Oscar) was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. Monet 's father, Adolphe, worked in his family 's shipping business, while his mother

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    artists moved from their small studios to the streets and the countryside, painting en plein-air. Among these impressionists, is Claude Monet and he is perhaps the most commonly known of the Impressionists. Claude Monet is known for his mastery of natural light and painted several different times of the day in an attempt to capture changing conditions of the environment. Monet tended to paint simple impressions or subtle hints of his subjects, by using very soft brushstrokes and unmixed colors to create

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    Claude Monet was born on November 14th, 1840 in Paris. However, five years later his family moved to Le Havre, which is where Monet spent his childhood. Le Havre did not provide a supportive setting for an artistic career; the region lacked an art school, exhibitions, and significant museum collections. Monet’s father was a grocer and expected him to enter the business as well.1 Despite the lack of encouragement from his father, Monet starting drawing caricatures of French politicians copied from

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