Claude Monet

(November 14, 1840 � December 5, 1926) Also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet was a French impressionist painter.

Monet was born in Paris, France, but his family moved to Le Havre in Normandy when he was five. His father wanted him to go into the family grocery store business, but Claude Monet wanted to paint. When he was five years old, he moved to the port town of Le Havre. The only subject which seemed to spark any interest in Monet was painting. He developed a decent reputation in school for the caricatures he was fond of creating...

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1867 - Garden at Sante Adresse 1867 - Lady in the Garden 1869 - Bathing at la Grenouillere 1871 - Thames at Westminster
1872 - Impression Sunrise 1872 - Promenade 1875 - Monet in his Garden 1876 - Madame Monet in Japanese Costume
1876 - Boat Studio 1877 - Station St. Lazare 1883 - Rock Arch West of Etretat 1884 - Bordighera
1884 - Corniche of Monaco 1886 - Woman with Umbrella 1890 - Haystacks 1891 - Poplars Along the River
1901 - Waterloo Bridge 1903 - Waterlillies 1904 - Sun Breaking Through Fog 1908 - Venice