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EExamples of paintings by Impressionist Claude Monet:

 

 

Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926), Haystacks at Chailly at Sunrise, 1865, oil on canvas, 11 7/8 x 23 3/4 inches (30 x 60 cm), San Diego Museum of Art.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Garden at Sainte-Adresse, 1867, oil on canvas, 38 5/8 x 51 1/8 inches (98.1 x 129.9 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

Claude Monet, Magpie, Snow Effect, Outskirts of Honfleur, 1868-1869, oil on canvas, 35 x 51 1/4 inches (89 x 130 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

Claude Monet, Le Printemps `a Argenteuil (Spring at Argenteuil), 1872, oil on canvas, 20 x 25 11/16 inches, Portland Art Museum, ME.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, The Regatta at Argenteuil (Régate à Argenteuil), 1872, oil on canvas, 19 x 29 1/2 inches (48 x 75 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Impression: Sunrise (Impression: soleil levant), 1873, oil on canvas, 48 x 63 cm, Musée Marmottan, Paris. The word "impressionniste'' was printed for the first time in the Parisian newspaper Charivari on April 25, 1874 by Louis Leroy, after this painting. The term was then used in the name "Exposition des Impressionnistes" -- an exhibition held in the salons of the photographer Nadar and organized by the "Société anonyme des peintres, sculpteurs et graveurs'' ("Anonymous society of painters, sculptors and engravers''), which was composed of Pissarro, Monet, Sisley, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Guillaumin and Berthe Morisot.

 

 

Claude Monet, Poppies, Near Argenteuil (Coquelicots), 1873, oil on canvas, 19 1/5 x 25 1/3 inches (50 x 65 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

Claude Monet, The Highway Bridge at Argenteuil, 1874, oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 31 3/8 inches (60 x 79.7 cm), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Woman Seated on a Bench, c. 1874, oil on canvas, 73.7 x 55.9 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Woman with a Parasol -- Madame Monet [Camille] and her Son (La Promenade. La Femme à l'Ombrelle), oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm, 1875. This and many other pictures Monet made was painted "en plein air."

 

 

Claude Monet, The Boat Studio (Le bateau atelier), 1876, oil on canvas, 28 3/8 x 23 1/2 inches (72 x 59.8 cm), Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, The Pond at Montgeron, 1876-1877, oil on canvas, 68 x 76 inches (173 x 194 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

Claude Monet, Saint-Lazare Station, 1877, oil on canvas, 21 3/8 x 29 inches (54.3 x 73.6 cm), National Gallery, London.

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Still Life with Pheasants and Plovers, 1879, oil on canvas, 26 3/4 x 35 1/2 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, The Cliff, Etretat, Sunset, 1883, oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 31 3/4 inches (55.2 x 80.6 cm), North Carolina Art Museum, Raleigh.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Self-Portrait with a Beret (Autoportrait de Claude Monet coiffe d'un béret), 1886, 56 x 46 cm, oil on canvas, private collection. See beret.

 

 

Claude Monet, Wheatstacks (End of Summer), 1890-1891, oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 39 3/8 inches (60 x 100 cm), Art Institute of Chicago.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Haystack, Morning Snow Effect (Meule, Effet de Neige, le Matin), 1891, oil on canvas, 65 x 92 cm, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

 

 

Claude Monet, Haystack at Sunset near Giverny (Meule, Soleil Couchant), 1891, oil on canvas, 73.3 x 92.6 cm, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Grainstack, Sun in the Mist, 1891, oil on canvas, Minneapolis Institute of Arts. What one collector calls a "haystack," another might call a "grainstack" or a "wheatstack."

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Poplars on the Epte, 1891, oil on canvas, 92.4 x 73.7 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Rouen Cathedral (The Portal and Tour Saint-Romain, Bright Sun; Harmony in Blue and Gold), 1894, oil on canvas, Louvre, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, The Seine at Port-Villez, 1894, oil on canvas, 65.4 x 100.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London. See reflection.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, The Seine at Giverny, Morning Mists, 1897, oil on canvas, 35 x 36 inches (88.9 x 91.4 cm), North Carolina Art Museum, Raleigh.

 

 

Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Giverny, 1900, oil on canvas, 32 x 36 inches (81 x 92 cm), Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, Water Lilies (The Clouds), 1903, oil on canvas, 29 3/8 x 41 7/16 inches (74.6 x 105.3 cm), private collection.

 

 

Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1906, oil on canvas, 87.6 x 92.7 cm (34 1/2 x 36 1/2 inches), Art Institute of Chicago.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftClaude Monet, Waterlilies, Green Reflection, Left Part, 1916-1923, oil on canvas, Orangerie, Paris.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightClaude Monet, The Japanese Bridge, about 1922, oil on canvas, 35 x 45 3/4 inches (89 x 116 cm), Minneapolis Institute of Arts.


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