The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Portrait of the Artist Claude Monet
name | Claude Monet

lived | 1840-1926

style | Impressionism

paintings | selected works

Field of Poppies
Flowers by the Pond
Haystacks in the Snow
Impression: Sunrise
Poplars in the Sun
Rouen Cathedral
View of Venice
Water Lilies

His series devoted to Water Lilies, Rouen Cathedral, and Haystacks, respectively, demonstrate that Impressionist artist Claude Monet was a legendary master of light. Select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the art of Claude Monet.

And for more information, see our "artist at a glance" area - it features a brief biography of Claude Monet.

The Impressionist Garden

This beautiful book is graced with images of the gardens that inspired the great Impressionist (and Post-Impressionist) artists. The works of painters such as Monet, Renoir, Caillebotte, and Van Gogh are featured along with lovely photographs.