Childhood and Early Life<br /><ul><li>He was born on November 14, 1840.
He was born to Claude-Adolphe and Louise-Justine Aubrée Monet on the fifth floor of 45 rue Laffitte.
Because Monet wanted to become an artist, he went to the Le Havre secondary school of the arts and was greatly respected and known for his abilities.
His mother died when he was 16 and he was forced to live with his aunt, Marie-Jeanne Lecarde. </li></li></ul><li>Early Paintings<br />Later Paintings<br />Pappeln on the Epte, 1900<br />Poppies Blooming, 1873<br />Argenteuil, 1875<br />Garden Path, 1902<br />
Later & Personal Life<br /><ul><li>In 1870, Monet marries Camille and in 1878 the birth of his second son takes place. The first son’s name is Jean Monet and the second son’s name is Michel Monet.
In 1879, Camille died and later on in 1883, Monet bought a house in Giverny.
Due to the death of Ernest Hoschedé, Monet painted the series of Meules (Haystacks) and of Peupliers (Poplars).
In 1900, Monet painted the Japanese Bridge and the Thames in London.
A few years after Monet’s second marriage, she died. Later on in 1914, his first son died.
From 1916-1920, Monet worked on his twelve canvas, The Water Lilies.
On 1923, Monet suffered from blindness but due to an operation his eyesight improved.</li></li></ul><li>Painting of the Monet Family<br />Done by Édouard Manet, this is a portrait of the Monet family--Camille Monet and Jean Monet, with Claude Monet gardening at the left. Shows the perfect proportion of sunlight, nature and family bonds.<br />
Claude Monet’s Death<br /><ul><li>Monet died on December 5, 1926 when he was 86. This was due to a lung cancer which was started from the blindness.
He had asked for a simple funeral ceremony and thus only fifty people were allowed to attend.
His paintings and his home was taken by the French Academy of Fine Arts.
His home and land are open, now, for visit from tourists and other people. The paintings in the house are also featured by the Foundation Claude Monet.</li></li></ul><li>Monet did quite a few paintings of his wife and this is just one of them. Camille Monet in her “Happier Days” doing a painting herself.<br />
Another painting of Monet’s wife, Camille Monet, called Camille at the Window.<br />
Another painting of Monet’s wife, Camille Monet, called Red Kerchief.<br />Done in the 1860’s- early 1870’s<br />
Garden at Sainte-AdresseOne of Monet’s famous paintings admired my many even at the present day.<br />
One of Monet’s famous paintings called Waterlillies. There are several of other paintings of waterlillies by Monet himself and are actually a set.<br />