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Essential: Claude Monet
     

Essential: Claude Monet

by Abrams, Abrams, Harry N., Staff
 
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

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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:
9780810958029
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Essential Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 6.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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