Claude Monet

Claude MonetClaude Monet (November 14, 1840 to December 5, 1926) was a leading figure in the Impressionist movement and one of the world's most famous painters. Monet's works can be found in museums around the world. From his studio in Argenteuil, Monet defined the Impressionist movement which is named after one of his paintings. Seeking to fully capture the experience of the moment being depicted, Monet employed flickering brush work and a delicate pallet, evoking even the temperature of the air in his charming paintings.