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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,
Popular Claude Monet paintings include "Impression,
Cathedral", and "Water
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.
+ I can only draw what I see.
+ Everything I have earned has gone into these
+ 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