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Claude Monet

  1. 1. Lucia Artigas #1 9-2 4. Nov
  2. 2. Outline• 1)When did Claude Monet the live?• Who was Claude Monet ?• 2)From Where is Claude Monet from?• 3)Where did Claude Monet go to School and study art?• 4)What was Claude Monet art style?• 5) What was Claude Monet most famous work?
  3. 3. 1)When did the artist live?• Claude Oscar Monet; Paris,November 14, 1840 - December 5, 1926“He Live in the season the artists more paucity than ever”The time of the Impressionist movement.Claude Monet was a key figure in the Impressionist movement that transformed French painting in the second half of the nineteenth century.
  4. 4. Who was Claude Monet ?• Claude Monet also known as Oscar- Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movements philosophy of expressing ones perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plain-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise. By: Pierre Auguste Renoir - Claude Monet
  5. 5. 2)From Where is Claude Monet from?• Bonjour!• Claude Monet is from France ! ! Located 80 km West from Paris France in the village of Giverny, 4 km from the town of Vernon, Claude Monet House and Gardens are open to visitors : the water lily pond, Japanese bridge, Grande Allee, flower garden and more. You havent lived yet if you havent visited this beautiful place : better in the Spring of Course ! Fishermans Cottage on the Cliffs at Varengeville, 1882 by Claude Monet
  6. 6. 3)Where did Claude Monet go to School and study art?• He entered the Le Havre school of arts when he was eleven years old, but had apparently been painting since he was at least 5.• Claude Monet studied at Académie Suisse in 1859 and at a a Parisian studio run by Charles Gabriel Gleyre in 1862• Monet opted instead to study at Gleyres avant-garde salon and studio, where he established lifelong friendships with Frederic Bazille, Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley. The three began painting together en plein aire (in the outdoors) in the forest of Fontainbleau, South of Paris . Oat Fields by Claude Monet
  7. 7. 4)What was Claude Monet art style?• Impressionist style • Monets fascination with light  led him to paint several series  of pictures showing the effect of  sunlight on a subject. In these  pictures, he painted the same  subject at different times of the  day in different light. One such  study is found in the very  popular Haystacks series.  Dusk in Venice by Claude Monet
  8. 8. 5) What was Claude Monet most famous work?
  9. 9. What was Claude Monet most famous work?• Impressionism  -The name comes from Claude Monets painting Impression: Sunrise  -Tried to capture an immediate impression of what the eye sees at a  single glance  -Artists preferred to work outdoors in natural light, rather than in  their studio with sketches  -Tends to have brilliant colors that shimmer  -Artists favored subjects that appeared informal and spontaneous  -Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille  Pissarro, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot are some  popular artists of this time period  
  10. 10. • “I am following Nature without being able to grasp her... I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”• - Claude Monet• “Most people think I paint fast. I paint very slowly.”• - Claude Monet
  11. 11. • self-portrait
  12. 12. Bibliography• Gutiérrez, Jesús Gallo. "Los Ojos De Monet." Proyectosinergias:. Theme by Columbia, MO Web Design, n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2012. <>.• Auricchio, Laura. "Claude Monet (1840–1926)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. (October 2004)• "Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History." Claude Monet (1840–1926). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2012. <>.• "Claude Monet." - Biography & Art. Goldensight, n.d. Web. 07 Nov. 2012. <>.