Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Monet—A Love Affair with Flowers

Claude Monet, Chrysanthemums, 1897, oil on canvas, Private Collection

I didn’t become an Impressionist….As long as I can remember I’ve always been one.*

Claude Monet

French master and Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) created several works focusing on the special beauty of autumn chrysanthemums.

*Quote is from Monet: A Retrospective by Charles Stuckey, published in 1985.

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