|Founder of French impressionist painting
the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosphy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to open air, landscape painting. He exhibited in most of the Impressionist exhibitions, beginning in 1874, where the title of one of his paintings, Impression, Sunrise led to the naming of the Impressionist movement.
Museum quality frame measuring 19" x 18", houses an 8.25" x 6" print of Monet's Sailboats: Regatta at Argenteuil and a 3.5" x 4.75 print of a portrait of Monet as painted by Renoir. Of particular significance is a 5.25" x 3.25" framed signature of Monet. Written in artist's crayon are the words "mille choses a vous, Claude Monet." $1800.00