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Claude Monet

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Claude Monet

Claude Monet- Famous Artist and a Founder of Impressionism Monet’s name is synonymous with Impressionism and he was one of the founders of French impressionist painting. Claude Monet was born on November 14th, 1840 and died December 5th, 1926. He was 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 painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant). In 1845, his family moved to Le Havre in...

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