Claude Monet<br/>
French 1840–1926<br/>
<em>Camille Monet and a child in the artist's garden in Argenteuil</em> 1875<br/>
oil on canvas<br/>
55.3 x 64.7 cm<br/>
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston<br/>
Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster (1976.833)<br/>
Photography © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.

Spotlight on Claude Monet

This special online program explores the work of one of the most famous Impressionist painters, Claude Monet.

Journey to France through Monet’s paintings from the suburbs of Paris to the Mediterranean coast, discovering the places Monet lived and travelled with guest curator Katie Hanson, the Curator of Paintings, Art of Europe, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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This substantial volume offers insights into the conditions leading to the emergence of French Impressionism in the 1870s, the radical modes of experimentation that characterise the movement, and the many connections between its leading artists, creating an informative study of this enduringly fascinating art movement. Artworks by leading exponents of French Impressionism are reproduced in high detail and are accompanied by a suite of new texts by curators at both art museums.