Claude Monet

Claude Monet

by Catherine Morris
     
 

Celebrated during his life and deified upon his death, Claude Monet is now a popular figure of near-mythical proportions. A child of modest beginnings, Monet became Impressionism's poster boy out of a fierce determination to succeed. Though he was competitive and ambitious, Monet was a big supporter of other artists, despite his lifelong fear of failure and economic…  See more details below

Overview

Celebrated during his life and deified upon his death, Claude Monet is now a popular figure of near-mythical proportions. A child of modest beginnings, Monet became Impressionism's poster boy out of a fierce determination to succeed. Though he was competitive and ambitious, Monet was a big supporter of other artists, despite his lifelong fear of failure and economic ruin.

Find out: Why Monet wished he had been born blind. Why we are drawn to Monet. How Monet and the Impressionists were transformed from art-world bad boys into the most powerful artists of their time. Which of Monet's paintings inspired the scornful name Impressionism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780740702891
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/1999
Series:
Essential Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.58(d)

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