- Claude Monet - Translating Vision into Paint [Chronology]
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Claude Monet
(1840 - 1926)

1840 Born 14 November in the rue Laffitte, Paris
1845 Family moves to LeHavre
1859 Enrolls at the Academie Suisse
1860 Military service in Algeria (til 1862)
1862 Studies briefly with Gleyre
1865 Two paintings accepted at the Salon of this year
1867 Women in the Garden refused at the Salon of this year
1867 Illegitimate son Jean born
1868 Attempts suicide
1870 Marries Camille
1870 Moves to London with Pissarro in London (outbreak of war)
1871 Settles at Argenteuil
1874 First Impressionist exhibition - Monet displays Impression: Sunrise
1876 Shows work at the second Impressionist Exhibition
1878 Son Michel is born
1879 Camille dies in September
1879 Shows work at the fourth Impressionist Exhibition
1883 Moves to Giverny
1894 Marries Alice Hoschedé
1911 Alice dies 19 May
1914 Son Jean dies and his widow, Blanche, becomes Monet's companion/housekeeper
1916 Begins work on cyclorama Nymphaes
1923 Operation for cataracts partially restores sight in one eye
1926 Dies at Giverny on 5 December

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