Claude Monet

French painter Claude Monet ( 1840 - 1926),the most important impressionist painter in france,one of the representative and founder of impressionism. 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.His most important is to change the style of the shadow and the contours of the painting, do not see a very clear shadow within the Monet paintings, can not see the contour salience or flat type.