Monet repeatedly painted his garden at Giverny from 1883 until his death in 1926. He said, “Gardening was something I learned in my youth. I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.” The group will explore Monet’s garden through his art and his biography. Read a title from the list below and come prepared for a lively discussion and gardening camaraderie.
The Essential Claude Monet by Catherine Morris
The Magic of Monet’s Garden: His Planting Plans and Color Harmonies by Derek Fell
Monet by Claude Monet
Monet at Giverny by Karin Sagner-Duchting
Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspiration & Insights from the Painter’s Garden by Elizabeth Murray
Monet’s Years at Giverny: Beyond Impressionism by The Metropolitan Museum of Art