Claude Monet Quotes

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. Claude Monet

For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life – the light and the air which vary continually. For me, it is only the surrounding atmosphere which gives
subjects their true value. Claude Monet

People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love. Claude Monet

Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. To such an extent indeed that one day, finding myself at the deathbed of a woman who had been and still was very dear to me, I caught myself in the act of focusing on her temples and automatically analysing the succession of appropriately graded colours which death was imposing on her motionless face. Claude Monet