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Explores the life and work of nineteenth-century French artist Claude Monet, with illustrations that show the methods and materials he used to create his paintings.
Claude Monet is perhaps the world's most beloved artist, and among all his creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Seeing them in museums around the world, viewers are transported by the power of Monet's brush into a peaceful world of harmonious nature. Monet himself intended them to provide "an asylum of peaceful meditation." Yet, as Ross King reveals in his magisterial chronicle of both artist and masterpiece,...
12) Essential Monet
With a comprehensive introduction, Essential Monet looks in detail at all aspects of the artistic style of Monet, with detailed commentary on 120 of his works. Some of these are considered his most important pieces; while others may be less well-known, but they are all essential to his artistic and philosophical development.
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