His second marriage was to Alice Raingo Hoschedé Monet.
Eugene Boudin helped him into art. Monet attended the more avant-garde Académie Suisse.
- He had six children. Eventually he had a combined 8.
Artists like Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, and critics such as Clement Greenberg learned much from Monet's large canvases, and semi-abstract, all-over compositions