Claude Monet

Other names: Oscar-Claude-Monet


French Impressionist painter.
Refused to enrol at the École des Beaux-Arts, and instead, worked at the Académie Suisse where he became acquainted with Camille Pissarro.[J92]
Served in Algeria, 1862-62.[J92]
Continued to study in Paris in 1862, becoming acquainted with Bazille, Sisley, and Renoir.[J92]
Travelled and worked in London and the Netherlands, 1870, and then stayed in Argenteuil on his return.[J92]
Settled in Giverny, 1883.[J92]
He slowly achieved critical acclaim, and was to become one of the most significant and popular modern artists.[J92]

Place of birth: Paris[J92]
Place of death: Giverny[J92]



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