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Re: Is Monet indeed an Impressionist?

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Thu, 29 Jul 1999 15:57:02 EDT

In a message dated 7/29/99 12:13:42 PM EST, ellyn writes:

<< Ah, well, what do I know, eh? The long and short of it is
that I like
Monet but cannot abide his rank as an Impressionist.
Claude Monet is the archetypal Impressionist painter.
Monet is known above all for his role as a founder of Impressionism; during
the 1870s his pictures and those of his fellow independents were in the
forefront of the avant-garde art, with emphasis on the fugitive, natural,
effects of light. He painted in series(waterlilies, haystacks), but always
stayed true the Impressionist ideal.
he painted the original Impressionist painting "Impression; Sunrise" now at
the Getty, LA.