Claude Monet Prints - Artist Biography
Claude Monet is truly one of the most beloved artists of the last few centuries. His style is immediately recognizable and hard to dislike: it offers a radiant view of nature and a color palette that inspires. One of the foremost Impressionists, Monet prints left a mark on the world of painting that will not soon be forgotten.
The Life of Monet
Born in Paris in 1840, Claude Oscar Monet soon moved with his family to the northern town of Le Havre. After the death of his mother at the age of 17, Monet began painting and soon met Eugene Boudin, who pushed him to try painting outdoor landscapes. Monet agreed, and his interest in nature painting quickly deepened.
By the late 1860s, Monet prints had met many of the artists who would form the nucleus of the Impressionist movement. Among them we(more)...