An introduction to the dazzling paintings of an Impressionist master
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, boasts one of the largest collections of the celebrated Impressionist artist Claude Monet’s work outside France. This book reproduces all thirty-five oil paintings by Monet in the MFA’s permanent collection, representing nearly the full span of Monet’s long career. An introductory essay presents a brief account of his acclaim in Boston during his lifetime, and entries for the paintings provide an overview of his life and work. Monet returned time and again to his favorite locations and motifs, utilizing vivid color and varied brushwork to dazzling effect and inviting viewers to see the world anew.