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Renoir, Pierre Auguste (1841-1919) – 1872 Portrait of Monet (Musee Marmottan, Paris)

Renoir was born in Limoges France. When he was four years old, the family moved to Paris. The Renoirs lived near the Louvre, which then was partly a royal palace and partly the museum we know today. The Louvre was the first encounter of the young Renoir with art. At the age of only thirteen…

Walking with Claude Monet

View On Black Claude Monet (French pronounced [klod mɔnɛ]) also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape…

The house

Revisit of Giverny. In a few uploads little series. This series is on garden overview After Claude Monet’s death in 1926, his son Michel inherited the house and garden of Giverny. He did not live there and it was Monet’s step-daughter Blanche who took care of the property. Unfortunately after the Second World War the…

Claude Monet, Rue Montorgeuil

Claude Monet (1840-1926), La rue Montorgeuil, fête du 30 juin 1878 (1878), oil on canvas, 81 x 50 cm, Musée d’Orsay Rue Montorgeuil, Celebration of June 30, 1878 Posted by >f_snarfel on 2009-02-03 13:15:25 more about Claude Monet

Water Lilies and Bridge

The pond and water lillies at Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny near Paris are just as beautiful as the Monet paintings depict. It is a beautiful spot to walk around and see all those famous scenes that Monet painted. I would have loved to have spent more time here and seen what it looked it…