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Monet - In the Time of the Waterlilies Marianne Delafond

Monet - In the Time of the Waterlilies

Marianne Delafond

Published July 6th 2006
ISBN : 9782866562427
Paperback
128 pages
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This stunning book illustrates for the first time the most important collection of Monets paintings in the world: the works at the Mus, e Marmottan Monet in Paris. It takes the reader on a remarkable journey through Monets life and work, detailingMoreThis stunning book illustrates for the first time the most important collection of Monets paintings in the world: the works at the Mus, e Marmottan Monet in Paris. It takes the reader on a remarkable journey through Monets life and work, detailing chronologically the development and themes of Monets paintings: the landscapes, seascapes, portraits, figures and silhouettes, and the Giverny paintings including the famous water lilies. It also features the work of his contemporaries and friends, including Manet, Degas, Gauguin, Renoir, Caillebotte, Berthe Morisot and many others. It is a fascinating overview of Monets life, times and work and presents more than 100 works. Originally a hunting lodge bought by Jules Marmottan in 1882 which then became a hotel, the Mus, e Marmottan Monet became a national museum when Paul Marmottan bequeathed his collection of paintings, furniture and bronzes as well as the building to the Academie des Beaux-Arts. It was given its first major work: Monets Impression,