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 (mō-nā′, mô-), Claude 1840-1926.
French painter and founder of impressionism noted for his examinations of the effects of changing light and atmosphere, as in the series Water Lilies (1899-1925).


(French mɔnɛ)
(Biography) Claude (klod). 1840–1926, French landscape painter; the leading exponent of impressionism. His interest in the effect of light on colour led him to paint series of pictures of the same subject at different times of day. These include Haystacks (1889–93), Rouen Cathedral (1892–94), the Thames (1899–1904), and Water Lilies (1899–1906)



Claude, 1840–1926, French painter.
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If Monet's really Debussy, and Debussy's really Monet, neither gentleman is worth his salt--that's my opinion.
His brain might be full of names, he might have even heard of Monet and Debussy; the trouble was that he could not string them together into a sentence, he could not make them "tell," he could not quite forget about his stolen umbrella.
To look at his pictures you would have thought that Monet, Manet, and the rest of the Impressionists had never been.
--Ille etiam caecos instare tumultus Saepe monet, fraudesque et operta tunescere bella.
They talked of the places they had been to in the summer, of studios, of the various schools; they mentioned names which were unfamiliar to Philip, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, Degas.
Duplex libelli dos est: quod risum movet, Et quod prudenti vitam consilio monet.
She said: "Monet is one of the world's most famous and celebrated artists."
Monet's 1908 work 'Le Palais Ducal' is at risk of being lost abroad unless a UK buyer can be found
TOKYO, June 28, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - MONET Technologies Inc.
Monet, announced in October, added investment from Honda Motor Co and Toyota's truck making subsidiary Hino Motors in March, leaving SoftBank Corp the largest shareholder with a 40.2% share and Toyota owning 39.8%.
They raised more than PS22,780 - Monet herself collected over PS2,000 through fundraising activities.