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Monet, Water lilies - The complete series

Monet devoted 25 years of his life to painting the water lilies of the "water garden" of Giverny where he lived until the end of his life.
By the scope, the originality of its approach and its layout, Monet, les Nymphéas, is intended for both the amateur and the specialist.

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Characteristics

Number of pages :
160
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Dimensions :
21,8 × 27,8 × 2,2 cm
French
EAN :
9782081390423
Reference :
MX616251
English
EAN :
9782080202864
Reference :
MX616256

Editor

Publication :
Septembre 2016
Author :
Rey, Jean-Dominique

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The artist

Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Claude Monet (1840-1926) grew up in Le Havre where he painted landscapes of nature. After a stay in Paris, he moved to Argenteuil in 1872 where Renoir, Sisley, Manet, Pissarro and Caillebote joined him. Together, they organized an exhibition of the works denied by the Official Salon in 1874 where Monet presented 'Impression, rising sun'. The artist became leader of the Impressionnist art movement destined to capture natural light rather than trying to represent reality at its best. In 1883 he moved to Giverny, his place of creation and his artwork where he dedicated himself to painting his pond. He painted twelve artworks of the white water lilys as only subject for 10 years. At 49, the artist finally found success when he is acclaimed by the critics during a retrospective devoted to him by the gallery Petit.