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Facts about Monet

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Boudin taught Monet en plein air (outdoor) techniques for painting.

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Cataracts formed on Monet's eyes, for which he underwent two surgeries in 1923.

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Disillusioned with the traditional art taught at universities, in 1862 Monet was a student of Charles Gleyre in Paris, where he met Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Frederic Bazille, and Alfred Sisley.

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Monet died December 5, 1926 at the age of 86 and is buried in the Giverny church cemetery.

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Monet was in Paris for several years and met several friends who were painters.

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On the April 1, 1851 Monet entered the Le Havre secondary school.

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Claude Monet also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (November 14, 1840 – December 5, 1926) was a French Impressionist painter.

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Alice Hoschedй decided to help Monet by bringing up his two children together with her own.

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Chu (2003) summarizes the impact that Monet’s works can have on the viewer and why Monet is seen as a master of painting.

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In 1870, Monet and Doncieux married and in 1873 moved into a house in Argenteuil near the Seine River.

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During the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), Monet took refuge in England to avoid the conflict.

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Monet was exceptionally fond of painting controlled nature: his own garden in Giverny, with its water lilies, pond, and bridge.

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Monet also undertook his first drawing lessons from Jacques-Francois Ochard, a former student of the great revolutionary artist, Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825).

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Monet's famous "water lilies" paintings are among the most famous paintings not only of his era, but in world history.

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Monet's 1866 Camille or The Woman in the Green Dress (La Femme а la Robe Verte), which brought him recognition, was one of many works featuring his future wife, Camille Doncieux.

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When Monet traveled to Paris to visit The Louvre, he witnessed painters copying from the old masters.

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From 1871 to 1878 Monet lived at Argenteuil, a village on the Seine near Paris, and here he painted some of his best known works.

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Between 1883 and 1908, Monet traveled to the Mediterranean Sea, where he painted landmarks, landscapes, and seascapes, such as Bordighera.

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Today, Monet is seen as one of the greatest artists in the history of art.

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Monet, having brought his paints and other tools with him, would instead go and sit by a window and paint what he saw.

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Monet explained the title later: "I was asked to give a title for the catalogue; I couldn't very well call it a view of Le Havre.

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During World War I Monet painted a series of weeping willow trees as homage to the French fallen soldiers.

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Today, Monet is seen as one of the greatest artists in the history of art.