A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny

By | November 23, 2017
A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny Author Adrien Goetz
ISBN-10 2080203061
ISBN-13 9782080203069
Year 2017-05-09
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Flammarion
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This beautiful slipcased volume offers an intimate tour inside Monets home and through the idyllic Giverny garden that inspired his most iconic paintings Monet first spotted the village of Giverny from the window of a train and then relocated to the rural haven outside Paris in 1883 Monet was an artist with a passion for painting landscapes and outdoor scenes and the garden at Giverny soon became the Impressionist masters greatest artistic accomplishment and a catalyst for his work In 1890 Monet began renovating it installing a picturesque water lily pond inspired by the Japanese prints he avidly collected The setting of Monets Water Lilies serieshis most famous worksit is now the most visited garden of its size in the Western world The beautifully vivid illustrations of Monets paintings his home and the grounds give readers unprecedented access into the flowery paradise to which Monet dedicated the last forty years of his life Lovers of garden design and Impressionist art are invited on an intimate tour via this handsome volume

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