Claude Monet  (French, 1840-1926) 

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Claude Monet Biography
1840   Born: November 14, Paris, France
1860   Met the landscape artist Eugène Boudin, who introduced him to plein-air painting
1860   Attended the Académie Suisse
1862   Enrolled in the studio of Charles Gleyre, with fellow students Frédéric Bazille and Alfred Sisley
1874   Formed the Société Anonyme des Artistes along with other artists
1926   Died: December 5, Giverny, France
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Turner to Monet, Naitonal Gallery of Austrialia, Canberra, ACT, Australia
2008   Masterpiece Replayed: Monet, Matisse and More, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2007   Monet bis Picasso - Die Sammlung Batliner, Albertina, Vienna
2006   Women in Impressionism, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005   Marine - Paintings of the Sea, Crane Kalman Gallery, London, England
2004   Monets Garten, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2003   La Vie en Rose, Helly Nahmad Gallery, London, England
2002   Impressions of Light: The Fernch Landscape from Corot to Monet, MFA - Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
2001   Corot to Picasso, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2000   The Impressionists at Argenteuil, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1999   Theo van Gogh - Art Dealer, collector and brother of Vincent, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998   Is This Art? Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
1927   Installation of twenty-two water lily paintings (solo)
1927   Claude Monet: Retrospective, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (solo)
1912   Claude Monet: Venice (solo)
1909   Water Lilies: Landscapes of Water (solo)
1904   London: The Thames (solo)
1900   Claude Monet: a selection of his recent paintings (solo)
1891   Exhibition of Monet's first series paintings, Grainstacks, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, France (solo)
1889   Retrospective, Galerie Georges Petit (solo)
1883   Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, France (solo)
1882   Impressionist group exhibition, Paris, France
1880   First one-man exhibition at La Vie Moderne, Paris, France (solo)
1880   The Salon, Paris, France
1874 - 1879   Impressionist group exhibition, Paris, France
1874   Monet exhibits Impression: Sunrise at the Impressionist group exhibition, Paris; First Exhibition of the Société Anonyme des Artistes
1865 - 1866   The Salon, Paris, France