Monet Giverny

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A must to see and enjoy. Monets gardens, home and artworks which all contributed to his fame. Listen to the Music too.

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  • Monet Giverny

    1. 1. 1886 Self Portrait Claud Monet 1840 - 1926Famous French PainterAdvance by mouse Click
    2. 2. Giverny is a community inFrance located in the Normandyregion. In 1883 Claude Monetsettled in the village . He boughta house and made a garden. Hedug a arm from the Epte River sothat it flowed through hisproperty, that bason on which hepainted his famous WaterLillies.
    3. 3. L’atelier-salon This is where Monet worked and loved to rest, contimplatinghis painting on the walls. Still critical, he studied each of them to give them the final touch needed for perfection.
    4. 4. The Blue Room is a small reading room, the furniture all authentic have been restored and returned to the original colors. The prints onthe walls are Japaneese that Monet collected between 1871 and 1926
    5. 5. La salle à manger
    6. 6. The kitchen is surprisingly large. Its shades of blue are impressive. The series of copperwares is original. There is a beautiful stove, sink and table.
    7. 7. Claud Monet bedroom where he died in 1926. Monet spent 43 years painting in this exceptional setting. The furnature is restored and original On the left, the room of Alice the second wife of Monet who died in 1911. The decor is simple and relaxing.
    8. 8. Vue depuis la chambre de Claude Monet
    9. 9. This alley leads to the main entrance to the house of Monet.
    10. 10. The Garden of Monet is full of flowers of all kind which maygive an impression of « clutter » but make no mistake, there is a beautiful harmony of colors, well studied.
    11. 11. Monet had a passion for flowers, but especially for irisesand lillies. In his garden, Irises and Lilllies of all colors come together in Harmony
    12. 12. The Garden is maintained as Monet wishes by Gilbert Vahé, chef gardner of the Monet Foundation
    13. 13. Artifically diverting a branch of the Epte River Claud Monet fed his Lilly Pond
    14. 14. Monet’s Bamboo that line the water way he dug from the river.
    15. 15. Claude Monet passion for Japan and its artist caused him to build a Japaneese bridge to cross the pool of Water lillies .
    16. 16. HotelBaudywhereMonetdined with
    17. 17. La terrasse de l’hôtel Baudy
    18. 18. The dining room where Monet met with American Artists, families and friends.
    19. 19. After 85 years, the garden is stillmaintained according to the wishes of Monerwho planted an array of vibant colors of Tulips,Rhododendrons, Azaleans, and Irisis, allreinforced by the tireless color scheme by thepresense of Julian, Peonies, Poppies, and forgetme Nots.To end this slide Show, another painter and afriend and admirer of Monet arrived after Monethad died and saw his body covered with a blackshroud, Explaining that it was inapproiate .  No Black for Monet,  Black isnot a Color . He then pulled down the colorfuil
    20. 20. Web based information and photosMusique by Franz Lehar « The Exquisite Hour »Edited by Jack Cross jcross002@comcast.net

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