With Impression, Sunrise, exhibited in 1874, Claude Monet (1840–1926) took part in the creation of the Impressionist movement that introduced the 19 th century to modern art. All his life, he captured natural movements around him and translated them into visual sensations. A complex man and an exceptional artist, Monet is internationally famous for his poetic paintings of waterlilies and beautiful landscapes. He leaves behind the most well-known masterpieces that still fascinate art lovers all over the world.
In this two-volume illustrated work, Natalia Brodskaya and Nina Kalitina invite us on a journey across time to discover the history of Impressionism and Monet; a movement and an artist forever bound together. Specialists of 19 th and 20 th century art, the authors shed light on the birth of modernity in art, a true revolution responsible for the thriving art scene of the 20 th century.
Nina Kalitina. Claude Monet. Volume 2
His Life – The Pinnacle and the Crises
His Life – His Series
Works in Focus
The Time after Impressionism
Post-Impressionism and Its Contributions
The Post-Impressionist Period: Background and Ambience
Artists Influenced by Monet
Paul Cézanne (1839–1906)
Henri Rousseau (1844–1910)
Vincent van Gogh
Paul Gauguin (1848–1903)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901)
Monet’s Role in Art History
List of Illustrations
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Photograph of Claude and Alice Monet in Piazza San Marco, feeding the pigeons.
After a postcard from 1908.
Oil on canvas, 73.2 × 93 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris.
The rapidly changing weather conditions hindered him from painting at certain times of the day, as he usually did. Monet would also choose places that were difficult to reach.