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Friday, May 14, 2010

Welcome To Claude Monet Featured On Pink Saturday

Hello and welcome to my Pink Saturday contribution. I am going to feature Claude Monet who was a founder of the French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent  and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perception before nature, especially as applied  to plein-air landscape  painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant).

Oscar Claude Monet was born in Paris ,France  14 December 1840 and passed away at Giverny, France  5 December 1926.

His art is known internationally and I own a few copies of his famous works including The Stroll featuring Madame Monet and her son and the Garden which was  one of his most famous paintings.

You may visit the home and gardens of Monet as the gardens are opened seven months each year. There are two gardens the flower garden called  The Clos Normand and the Japanese Water Gardens.

I hope you have enjoyed my post for Pink Saturday. Now go thank Beverly at  for hosting this wonderful weekly post and congratulate her for all the hard work she does to keep the post up and running resulting in being featured in  Artful Blogging. Then please stop by these great Pink Saturday bloggers.Visit Cathy at and check out this whimsical lovely blog. I am just so happy to know so many of you wonderful bloggerettes! Cathy fits perfectly into the Pink Post profile! Don't miss saying hello. Now stop by Lynn's Happier Than A Pig In Mud at This quaint and perfectly fun blog is a wonderful treat and she has a giveaway going on until Sunday! So hurry on over and say Hi!

Thanks for sharing with me today. Happy Pink Saturday!


Chatty Crone said...

Love those Monets . . . would be cool to see them in person. Sandie

PeggyR said...

Those are gorgeous pictures. We had a display of Monets work at our Art Museum a couple of years ago. Happy Pink Saturday.

CC said...

The Monets are wonderful.... Happy Pinks..

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Anne, happy P.S. Have a great weekend..I love Monet..thank you for posting and a little history..


Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Anne,
Those paintings are just lovely! Monet was quite an artist. Thanks for sharing and Happy Pinks.


nancy said...

Anne, I hate to say this, was he born in 1840 not 1940/thought I correct it for you. Seems like lot of people likes Monet paintings. HPS and have a good weekend. Nancy