Paintings reproductions - Claude Monet
Oscar Claude Monet was born on 14 November 1840 in Paris, and died on 5 December 1926 in Giverny), known around the world as the leading precursor and representative of Impressionism. Although his father wanted him to take care of the family business and take care of the shop - Monet was definitely more attractive to art.
The painter's life was marked by many tragic events and financial problems, which almost led to his suicide. He found solace in creation. He enjoyed painting on the boat, which he bought at the moment of prosperity, in order to be able to paint at any time and observe the water, which has always fascinated him. He maintained numerous contacts with other famous painters, he was also a friend of Renoir, which had a huge impact on his work.
Minet's work was characterized by: a constant study of light and colour, a fascination with water, which manifested itself in many of the artist's works, a desire to preserve the fleeting moment, a love for impressionism.
Selected works: Impression, sunrise, Japanese bridge in Giverny, fishing boats sailing out of the port, Mrs. Monet in Japanese costume.