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Our Top Ten
Oil Painting Masters of Yesterday

Claude Monet
1840 - 1926

Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and was the most prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perception before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

 

Monet

The Magpie - 1869
Oil on canvas

 

Monet

Jean Monet on a Mechanical Horse - 1872
Oil on canvas

 

Monet

Impression, Sunrise - 1872
Oil on canvas - Musée Marmottan Monet - Paris, France

 

Monet

Geese in the Creek - 1874
Oil on canvas

 

Monet

Woman with a Parasol - 1875
Oil on canvas - National Gallery of Art - Washington D. C.

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