Oscar Claude Monet
Oscar Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840 in Paris, France. Monet spent most of his childhood in Le Havre, France. In Le Havre, Monet studied drawing and painted seascapes with a French painter Eugene Louis Boudin in his teens. By 1859 Monet committed himself a career to be an artist. Monet spent a lot of time in Paris around 1859. By 1860 Monet met a pre-impressionist painter, Edouard Manet. Monet also met other French painters
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Monetís water garden paintings hang in the Orangerie, Paris, the art institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Monet continued to paint up to his death, which occurred on December 5, 1926 in Giverny.
Side Notes ( Monet had failure with his eyesight) ( Monet had other great paintings of haystacks, the Rouen Cathedral, and the river Seine-seen in varying light, at different times of the day or seasons of the year).