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Claude Monet Famous French Painter 1886 Self Portrait Advance by mouse Click
Giverny is a community in France located in the Normandy region. In 1883 Claude Monet settled in the village. He bought a house and made a garden. He dug an arm from the Epte River, so that it flowed through his property, that basin on which he painted his famous Water Lilies.
This is where Monet worked and loved to rest, contemplating his paintings on the wall. Still critical, he studied each of them to give them the final touch needed for perfection. Latelier-salon
The Blue Room is a small reading room, the furniture all authentic have been restored and returned to the original colors. The prints on the walls are Japanese that Monet collected between 1871 and 1926
La salle à manger
The kitchen is surprisingly large. Its shades of blue are impressive. The series of copper is original. There is a beautiful stove, sink and table.
Claude Monets bedroom where he died in Monet spent 43 years painting in this exceptional setting. The furniture has been restored and is original. On the left, the room of Alice, Monets second wife who died in The decor is simple and relaxing.
View from Claude Monets bed room
This alley leads to the main entrance to the house of Monet.
The Garden of Monet is full of flowers of all kinds which may give an impression of clutter, but make no mistake, there is a beautiful harmony of colors, well planned.
Monet had a passion for flowers of all kinds, but especially for irises and lilies. In his garden, irises and lilies of all colors come together in harmony
The Garden is maintained as Monet wishes by Gilbert Vahé, chief gardener of the Monet Foundation
Artifically diverting a branch of the Epte River Claude Monet fed his Lilly Pond
Monets Bamboo that line the waterway he dug from the river.
Claude Monet passion for Japan and its artists caused him to build a Japanese bridge over the pool of Water Lilies.
Hotel Baudy where Monet dined with other artist.
La terrasse de lhôtel Baudy
The dining room where Monet dined with othere artists, families and friends.
After 85 years, the garden is still maintained as Monet widhed. Monet planted an array of vibrant colors of Tulips, Rhododendrons, Azaleas, and Irisis, all reinforced by the tireless color scheme by the presense of Julian, Peonies, Poppies, and Forget Me Nots. To end this slide show, another painter and a friend and admirer of Monet arrived after Monet had died and saw his body covered with a black shroud, explaining that it was inappropriate. No Black for Monet, Black is not a Color. He then pulled down the colorful curtains of the windows and covered the body of the famous painter.
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