Birth: November 14, 1840
Death: December 5, 1926
Born in Paris, France
Family moved to a city called Le Havre in Normandy
Went to art schools in Le Harve and became an artist, even though his parents weren't supportive.
Known as the founder of French Impressionist painting
This is a type of work that deals with small strokings of the brush and precise details with light.
Impression, Sunrise/1′ 7″ x 2′ 1″/1872/Musée Marmottan Monet
Woman with a Parasol - Madame Monet and Her Son/3′ 3″ x 2′ 8″/1875/National Gallery of Art
Poppies/50 cm, 65 cm/1873/Musee d' Orsay
Women in the Garden/255 cm × 205 cm/1866/Musee d' Orsay
Bain à la Grenouillère/2′ 5″ x 3′ 3″/1869/Metropolitan Museum of Art
In this piece of art, Monet does a great job with the little details such as the sun and it's reflection. He also throws little details in the water.