Monday, July 5, 2010

Monet The Gardener: Life, And Art, Grow At Giverny // From NPR Morning Edition

Full article here // Excerpt below

By Susan Stamberg

By the time painter Claude Monet moved to Giverny, 45 miles outside of Paris, he and his first wife, Camille, had already lived in Le Havre, Paris, Etretat, Argenteuil and Veutheil. In fact, the Monets moved around a lot — sometimes at night to avoid angry landlords — but it wasn't until the painter spotted the village of Giverny from a train in Normandy that he began to build himself a home.

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