Monet's Passion: Ideas, Inspiration, and Insights from the Painter's Gardens

Monet's Passion: Ideas, Inspiration, and Insights from the

In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the first publication of Monet's Passion: Ideas, Inspiration, and Insights from the Painter's Gardens, this completely revised edition of Elizabeth Murray's best-selling book offers new text, new images, and new garden plans based on Claude Monet's spectacular gardens at Giverny.A professional gardener and artist, Murray helped to restore the Giverny gardens in the 1980s and has since enjoyed privileged access to the site, where she returns annually to capture Monet's passion at its most radiant and riotous. In this redesigned, updated edition, Murray discusses the development and history of Monet's Giverny estate and brings new insight to Monet s approach to gardening and design. Emphasizing his keen understanding of color balance and his genius for maximizing the effects of light, Murray explores the favorite color combinations and techniques with which Monet experimented in both painting and gardening—each pursuit informing the other. Murray's lush photographs chronicle the present-day gardens, and a section titled 'Bringing Giverny Home' provides detailed Giverny-based garden plans that can be applied anywhere. Full-color illustrations of the gardens, a list of the plants originally used by Monet, and a plant cultivation sectio...

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  • ASIN: 0764953893

Linnea in Monet's Garden

Linnea in Monet's

25th Anniversary Edition Linnea has been in Paris. And she has visited the painter Claude Monet's garden! She even stood on the same little Japanese bridge that Monet painted so often in his pictures. In Paris, Linnea got to see many of the real paintings. Now she can understand what it means to be called an Impressionist, and she knows a lot about Monet's life in the pink house where he lived with his eight children. Twenty-five years after its original publication, this celebration of the wonder of art is available once again in an enlarged keepsake edition. The joy and inspiration Linnea discovers in Monet's garden will be eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. "Original and charming."―New Yorker

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  • ASIN: 1402277296
  • UPC: 760789240348

Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny

Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at

A new paperback edition of Vivian Russell's much-admired exploration of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny. This book ventures behind the scenes to chart the history of one of the world's most famous gardens, linking the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener. Four chapters trace the garden through the changing seasons, paying special attention to the atmosphere and light that so preoccupied Money and became the focus of his life as a painter. Throughout, the work done by Giverny's present-day gardeners is analysed to reveal the practical techniques of maintaining the most-visited garden in the world.

  • Brand: Frances Lincoln Ltd
  • ASIN: 071123843X

The Magical Garden of Claude Monet (Anholt's Artists Books For Children)

The Magical Garden of Claude Monet (Anholt's Artists

Julie lives in Paris, but she longs to walk in a beautiful country garden. When her mother takes her on a visit to rural Giverny, Julie discovers a beautiful garden and befriends the man she believes is the gardener. In fact, he is the garden's owner, the immortal artist Claude Monet. This is a title in Barron's Anholt's Artists Books for Children series, in which author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholt's fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists.

  • Brand: Barron's
  • ASIN: 0764138553

Everyday Monet: A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide to Living Your Best Impressionist Life

Everyday Monet: A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide

Bring Monet’s paintings and gardens to life using this gorgeously illustrated book that will teach you how to create a Monet lifestyle from your living room to your kitchen to your garden—from the documentarian and author of Monet’s Palate Cookbook, with the support of the American steward and all the head gardeners at Giverny.Aileen Bordman has long been influenced by the work of Claude Monet, one of the founders of French Impressionist painting whose esteemed works capturing the simple beauties of fin de siècle French life—from waterlilies to haystacks—have fetched astonishing sums at private auction houses and can be found in the greatest art museums around the globe. With direct access to Giverny through a pair of insiders—her mother, a steward of the Giverny estate, and its head gardener—she transports you to Monet’s garden at Giverny, the third most visited site in France, in Everyday Monet.Combining the history, palette colors, and designs of Monet’s gardens and paintings in this one-of-a-kind volume, Aileen shows how to encapsulate a home and lifestyle inspired by the artist. Filled with insights, step-by-step instructions, musings, recipes, gorgeous photography, and how-to graphics, Everyday Monet teaches how to grow a garden like Monet, preserve a wat...

  • ASIN: 0062692976

The Artist's Garden in Argenteuil Artwork by Claude Monet, 24 by 32-Inch Canvas Wall Art

The Artist's Garden in Argenteuil Artwork by Claude

This ready to hang, gallery-wrapped art piece features a garden behind a house. Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term 'impressionism' is derived from the title of his painting, 'Impression, Sunrise' (Impression, Soleil Levant). Giclee (jee-clay) is an advanced printmaking process for creating high quality fine art reproductions. The attainable excellence that Giclee printmaking affords makes the reproduction virtually indistinguishable from the original piece. The result is wide acceptance of Giclee by galleries, museums, and private collectors. Gallery wrap is a method of stretching an artist's canvas so that the canvas wraps around the sides and is secured a hidden, wooden frame. This method of stretching and preparing a canvas allows for a frameless presentation of the finished painting.

  • Brand: Trademark Fine Art
  • ASIN: B00GKI54NY
  • UPC: 886511326149

Linnea in Monet's Garden

Linnea in Monet's

Linnea has visited Claude Monet's garden! In Paris, she got to see many of his actual paintings. Now she understands what it means for a painter to be called an Impressionist. This innovative art book for children contains full-color photos of many of Monet's famous paintings.

  • ASIN: 9129583144

The Magic of Monet's Garden: His Planting Plans and Color Harmonies

The Magic of Monet's Garden: His Planting Plans

"Gardening was something I learned in my youth. I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers" - Claude Monet Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) created a magnificent five-acre garden that he considered to be his greatest artistic achievement. It was restored in 1980 and is now the most visited garden of its size in the Western world. With its spectacular color combinations and distinctive structural elements, the Monet garden at Giverny, France, inspires the dreams of thousands of gardeners. Award-winning garden writer and photographer Derek Fell has visited Giverny many times and always admired the beauty of its plantings and the subtle balance of colors. After years of carefully studying Monet's design and plantings, he shares the artist's secrets. In The Magic of Monet's Garden, Fell reveals Monet's breathtaking color harmonies and describes how the artist "painted" his living masterpiece. He guides the reader on how to scale down Monet's ideas for the home garden, with attention to: Understanding the laws of colors Building color harmonies Creating innovative combinations Recognizing the power of monochromatic plantings Using black in the garden Working with structure and form Building rhythm and surprise Capitalizing on sunlight and shadow Incorporating water feat...

  • Brand: Brand: Firefly Books
  • ASIN: 1554072778

Planting Schemes from Monet's Garden (Garden Inspirations)

Planting Schemes from Monet's Garden (Garden

This volume reveals the ideas and planting schemes that underpin Monet's garden at Giverny so that readers can replicate them. A short introduction to Giverny is followed by color photographs, with detailed captions describing the plants and techniques that make up the garden.

  • ASIN: 0711217874

Monet's Private Picture Gallery at Giverny: Paintings by Monet and His Friends

Monet's Private Picture Gallery at Giverny: Paintings by

An intimate look into Monet's private gallery in his home at Giverny, featuring works by Boudin, Jongkind, Manet, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Caillebotte, Pissarro, Sisley, Degas, Cezanne and Signac "Monet at home, in this house that is so modest and yet so sumptuous in its interior arrangements [...]. The person who conceived and laid out this little world, at once magnificent and homely, is a great artist not only in the composition of his paintings, but also in the creation of this "design for living" for his own pleasure..." Writing in 1922, the writer and art critic Gustave Geffroy, Monet's faithful friend and tireless champion of his work, underlined the significant role played in the artist's life and work by the 'little world' of Giverny. Through this detailed exploration of the works that Monet chose to hang in his drawing room-studio and his bedroom at Giverny, Sylvie Patin, General Curator at the Musee d'Orsay and Corresponding Member of the Institut de France, invites us inside this 'design for living' created by Monet himself. In these private spaces, he lived his daily life surrounded by the works of his friends, a distinguished group of outstanding artists including Boudin, Jongkind, Manet, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Caillebotte, Pissarro, Sisley, Degas, Cezanne and Signa...

  • ASIN: 2353402372
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