Born November 14, 1840, Died December 15, 1926
The birth of Claude Oscar Monet on November 14th in Paris, France.
His family moves to Le Havre.
His mother, Louise Monet dies.
Claude Monet meets Eugène Boudin who encourages him to paint out doors.
Monet comes to Paris, France and enters the Swiss Academy.
Monet meets Pissaro and Courbet.
The artist decides to build a large studio of 23 m x 12m at Giverny.
1916 - 1926
Claude Monet works on twelve large canvases, The Water Lilies. Following the signing of the Armistice.
Monet is nearly blind. He has an operation from the cataract in one eye. His sight improves.
In February Monet is still painting. But he suffers from lung cancer. He dies on December 5th. He is buried at Giverny.