birth in Paris.
He grows up in Le Havre 1858
Meets Boudin, who inspires him to paint plein air.
Acquaintance with Pissarro at the "Académie Suisse" in Paris.
Studied painting at the free painting school Académie Suisse in Paris against his father's wishes
Monet's partner Camille Doncieux gives birth to a son
Claude and Camille marry
Monet's second son Michel Monet is born
Camille dies of abdominal cancer at the age of 32
Claude Monet rents a house with a garden in Giverny with Alice Hoschedé
Buys the house in Giverny and begins work on the later famous garden.
Claude Monet and Alice Hoschedé marry
He receives a government commission for the water lily cycle
Claude Monet dies on
5 December at Giverny
Claude Monet is one of the
key figures of the
impressionism. His land-
stock picture "Impression,
soleil levant" (1872).
namesake for the
Art movement that in the
second half of the 19th
century came up. In the foreground there is
color and the senses
perception of the artist.
It is mainly painted outdoors in natural light conditions. The motifs are mostly impressions of nature.