Claude Monet - Quotes

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People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love. ---->>>

Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. ---->>>

No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition. ---->>>

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love. ---->>>

I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

My life has been nothing but a failure.

My life has been nothing but a failure.

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: November 14, 1840
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 12-05, 1926
Occupation: Artist
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Oscar-Claude Monet (; French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting (wikipedia)