Water Lilies is not one painting by Monet. The title Water Lilies refers to a series by the father of French Impressionism. Over the course of the series, Monet painted countless individual water lilies in around oil paintings.
Biography Birth and childhood Claude Monet was born on 14 November on the fifth floor of 45 rue Laffittein the 9th arrondissement of Paris. On 20 Mayhe was baptized in the local parish church, Notre-Dame-de-Loretteas Oscar-Claude, but his parents called him simply Oscar.
Despite being baptized Catholic, Monet later became an atheist. His father wanted him to go into the family's ship-chandling and grocery business,  but Monet wanted to become an artist.
His mother was a singer, and supported Monet's desire for a career in art. Locals knew him well for his charcoal caricatures, which he would sell for ten to twenty francs. Boudin taught Monet " en plein air " outdoor techniques for painting.
On 28 Januaryhis mother died. At the age of sixteen, he left school and went to live with his widowed, childless aunt, Marie-Jeanne Lecadre. Having brought his paints and other tools with him, he would instead go and sit by a window and paint what he saw.
After drawing a low ballot number in MarchMonet was drafted into the First Regiment of African Light Cavalry Chasseurs d'Afrique in Algeria for a seven-year period of military service. His prosperous father could have purchased Monet's exemption from conscription but declined to do so when his son refused to give up painting.
While in Algeria Monet did only a few sketches of casbah scenes, a single landscape, and several portraits of officers, all of which have been lost.
In a Le Temps interview of however he commented that the light and vivid colours of North Africa "contained the germ of my future researches". Following convalescence, Monet's aunt intervened to remove him from the army if he agreed to complete a course at an art school.
It is possible that the Dutch painter Johan Barthold Jongkindwhom Monet knew, may have prompted his aunt on this matter.
Together they shared new approaches to art, painting the effects of light en plein air with broken colour and rapid brushstrokes, in what later came to be known as Impressionism.
It was later cut up, with parts now in different galleries. Both this painting and a small landscape were hung. Camille became pregnant and gave birth to their first child, Jeanin During this time Monet painted various works of modern life. He and Camille lived in poverty for most of this period.
Following the successful exhibition of some maritime paintings, and the winning of a silver medal at Le Havre, Monet's paintings were seized by creditors, from whom they were bought back by a shipping merchant, Gaudibert, who was also a patron of Boudin.
At their first exhibition, held in AprilMonet exhibited the work that was to give the group its lasting name. He was inspired by the style and subject matter of previous modern painters Camille Pissarro and Edouard Manet.
From the painting's title the art critic Louis Leroyin his review, "L'Exposition des Impressionnistes," which appeared in Le Charivaricoined the term " Impressionism ". In the spring ofMonet's works were refused authorisation for inclusion in the Royal Academy exhibition.
In October or Novemberhe returned to France. From December to he lived at Argenteuila village on the right bank of the Seine river near Paris, and a popular Sunday-outing destination for Parisians, where he painted some of his best-known works.
InMonet purchased a small boat equipped to be used as a floating studio. The primary purpose of the participants was not so much to promote a new style, but to free themselves from the constraints of the Salon de Paris.
The exhibition, open to anyone prepared to pay 60 francs, gave artists the opportunity to show their work without the interference of a jury.
Sunrise pictured aboveMonet presented four oil paintings and seven pastels. Among the paintings he displayed was The Luncheonwhich features Camille Doncieux and Jean Monetand which had been rejected by the Paris Salon of Monet painted the subject twice, and it is uncertain which of the two pictures, that now in the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, or that in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas Citywas the painting that appeared in the groundbreaking exhibition, though more recently the Moscow picture has been favoured.
Pissarro was asking francs for The Orchard and Monet the same for Impression: Sunrise, neither of which sold.In the summer of he completed twelve paintings of views of the wooden footbridge over the pond, including Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies () in The Met collection.
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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Bridge Over a Pool of Water Lilies By Claude Monet () Oil on canvas Depicting Monet’s water garden at Giverny, this painting portrays the view which • This view of the bridge over the water lily pond appears cropped.
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If the painting was. File:Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies, Claude Monet jpg File:Bridge over a Pond of Water r-bridal.com File:Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies MET DTjpg. Biography Birth and childhood. Claude Monet was born on 14 November on the fifth floor of 45 rue Laffitte, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.
He was the second son of Claude Adolphe Monet and Louise Justine Aubrée Monet, both of them second-generation Parisians.