Who was Claude Monet? /

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by Waldron, Ann.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Monet, Claude,--1840-1926. | Marchesi, Stephen. Series: Who was-- ? Published by : Grosset & Dunlap, (New York, N.Y. :) Physical details: 105 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. Subject(s): Monet, Claude, --1840-1926. | Artists --France --Biography. | Impressionism (Art) --France. | Children's literature --2009. Year : 2009 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Who was Claude Monet? -- A boy who loved drawing -- A rocky start -- Bad times and good times -- A new "salon" -- Hardest times -- Giverny -- The garden and the water lilies -- Who was Claude Monet?

Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of the French Impressionist art movement, and today his paintings sell for millions of dollars. While Monet was alive, however, his work was often criticized and he struggled financially. With over one hundred black-and-white illustrations, this book unveils a true portrait of the artist!