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Articles about the Places of Claude Monets Paintings – Tips for Traveling in his Footsteps

These articles will take you to the many places captured in Claude Monets paintings. You will learn about where Monet lived and the places he loved to immortalize with his bright palette of colors and ‘crude’ brushstrokes.

You will also read about the towns and villages that he traveled to. Many of these places he painted over and over again. He often captured one view many times but under different lights, weather conditions and various times of day. These places are still so beautiful and still worth visiting today.

Follow Monet’s footsteps in France and visit the many places scattered across Normandy that he painted. You will read about Etretat on the stunning Alabaster coast, Trouville – Deauville, Picture-Perfect Honfleur and the port city of Le Havre. It was here in Normandy where Monet grew up and lived in his later years. It was the Normandy landscapes that he most loved to paint!

Read about the other French villages that captivated Claude Monet such as Bougival not far from Paris and Antibes in Southern France.

Follow his international travels to London and Zaandam in Holland. Read about his lover affair with Venice in Italy. You will be able to view the Claude Monet paintings that he made while visiting these very beautiful places.

In addition, you will receive many travel tips about the best art museums in France to view the best of Claude Monet’s paintings.

Lilla Cabot Perry & French Impressionism

One Monet Painting was a Life Changing Moment for Lilla Cabot Perry Lilla Cabot Perry was an American artist, who picked up painting as an adult, at the age of 36. She viewed her first impressionism painting at the age… Continue Reading →

The Famous Impressionists & their Homes

The Famous Impressionists & Their Homes in France Scattered throughout France are quite a few houses that belonged to the famous impressionists. It’s pretty amazing visiting these homes as they give you a more intimate glimpse into their lives. The homes… Continue Reading →

Paris Art Museums Displaying the Impressionists

Why Paris Art Museums showcase the BEST Impressionism artworks in the world! Paris now Celebrates it’s Rich Impressionism Past Paris is the city where the impressionism movement emerged. Today the French capital houses the world’s finest collections of their beautiful… Continue Reading →

Impressionist Art-Monet Exhibitions in 2019-2020

Impressionist Art-Monet Exhibitions in 2019-2020 For all fans of Impressionist art & Monet paintings, below is a comprehensive list of Claude Monet exhibitions all over the world from now until 2020. Exhibition: Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature Where: Denver… Continue Reading →

Monet’s Beautiful Venice Landscapes

Monet’s Venice Landscapes (Oct 1908 – Dec 1908) Claude Monet’s Venice landscapes are considered the most popular and best known of his artworks. In his wildest dreams, Monet would never have thought that these paintings would one day become iconic…. Continue Reading →

The Renoir Masterpiece & Maison Fournaise

Auguste Renoir Masterpiece – Luncheon of the Boating Party Even if you are indifferent to impressionism art, you will probably still be familiar with the very famous Renoir masterpiece: Luncheon of the Boating Party. This painting is practically the “Mona… Continue Reading →

Fontainebleau History & The Barbizon Painters

Fontainebleau History & It’s Importance to the Impressionism Art Movement Royalty & Fontainebleau History Only 55 kms southeast of Paris is Fontainebleau. Napoleon named this area and it’s elegant Chateau “the house of the centuries; the true home of kings,”…. Continue Reading →

Famous Landscape Paintings of Ile de la Grande Jatte

The Impressionists’ Famous Landscape Paintings of Ile de la Grande Jatte Although Ile de la Grande Jatte is a tiny island, it inspired the great impressionism painters. Some of their most famous landscape paintings are located here! The most well-known… Continue Reading →

River Seine Paintings by the Impressionists

The River Seine Paintings – Capturing French life on the river in the 19th century The vast amount of river Seine paintings indicates that the impressionists never tired of capturing it’s flow and colors. Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard and Berthe… Continue Reading →

Monet Landscapes of Bougival, France

Monet Landscapes of The Alluring Village Bougival Bougival is a lovely village that inspired many Claude Monet landscapes. The village is located only 17 kms west of Paris. It is situated in the Drionne valley between the hills of Louveciennes and Jonchère. Art… Continue Reading →

Monet’s Impressionism Painting in London

Over 100 Impressionism Paintings of London by Claude Monet Claude Monet painted over 100 impressionism paintings of London! Although his first trip to London was as a refugee, he developed a life long infatuation with this city. After that first… Continue Reading →

Claude Monet Artworks & The French Riviera

Cote D’Azur Inspires Many Claude Monet Artworks Claude Monet and other impressionism painters traveled to Southern France when the weather at home became too cold! Plein air painting seemed to lose its appeal in the cold and rainy winter months!… Continue Reading →

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