All About Claude Monet

By Maisy Sinclair
The Beginning
 Many people know Claude Monet but do
they know this?
 Claude’s full name is actually Oscar
Claude Monet. He was born on the 14th
November 1840 on the 5th floor of 45
rue Laffitte, in the 9th arrondissement
of Paris.
Early Life
 On the 20th May 1841, he was baptized
in the local parish church, his legal
name was Oscar-Claude, but his
parents called him simply Oscar Monet.
 Claude was the second son of Claude
Adolphe Monet and Louise Justine
Aubree Monet, both of them the second
generation Parisians.
 Claude Monet was a painter and he had
many different famous works. His
father wanted him to go into the family
grocery business, but Monet wanted to
become an artist. His mother was a
Works of Art
 Claude has lots of famous paintings,
here are some of them- Impression,
Sunrise Rouen, Cathedral series,
London Parliament series, Poplars,
Water Lilies and Haystacks.
Sight Difficulties
 Claude was partially sighted, which
means he could see parts of pictures
not the full image. Once when he was
painting one of is works he couldn’t
really see what he was painting. After
when he could see it he hated and was
ashamed of his art.
Here was the picture Claude hated.
The End