Claude Monet Quotes and Sayings

Inspirational art quotes by the famous French Artist Claude Monet born Claude Oscar Monet - Paris, France - 14th of November, 1840 / Died - 5th of December, 1926
asked on Apr 02, 2009 1:19pm

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+ My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.

+ I can only draw what I see.

+ Everything I have earned has gone into these gardens.

+ Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

+ It took me time to understand my waterlilies. I had planted them for the pleasure of it; I grew them without ever thinking of painting them

+ I know that to paint the sea really well, you need to look at it every hour of every day in the same place so that you can understand its way in that particular spot and that is why I am working on the same motifs over and over again, four or six times even.

+ It's on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.

answered on Jul 13, 2009 1:19pm

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