French artist Claude Monet helped found the Impressionist movement through his experimentation with brushstrokes and his fascination with light. This biography introduces Monets childhood, education, early caricatures, plein air painting, transformation of the landscape genre, acceptance and rejection from the Salon, travels throughout Europe, family life, and his gardens at Giverny that led to the famous water lily paintings. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color ...

Claude Monet 2006, Checkerboard Books, Edina, MI

ISBN-13: 9781596797321