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Claude & Camille

Stephanie Cowell

Claude & Camille

a novel of Monet

by Stephanie Cowell

  • 142 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monet, Claude, -- 1840-1926 -- Fiction,
  • Monet, Camille, -- 1847-1879 -- Fiction,
  • Painters -- France -- Fiction,
  • Painters" spouses -- France -- Biography,
  • Impressionist artists -- France -- Fiction,
  • Giverny (France) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClaude and Camille
    StatementStephanie Cowell.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.O898 C63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23398075M
    ISBN 109780307463210
    LC Control Number2009023383
    OCLC/WorldCa383838236


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Beautiful bourgeoise Camille Doncieux leaves her family and fiancé for. Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell | Book review Written by French Book Worm on May 3, in Book Reviews And Interviews Claude Monet, the impressionist painter is one of the most famous artists that ever lived.

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In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father’s nautical supplies. The information about Claude & Camille shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Book Reviews; Reading Guides; Claude & Camille. (5 Stars.) LA Times Book Examiner Behind every great artist stands a woman driving him to inspiration, aspiration, and desperation, according to Cowell (Marrying Mozart), who bases her latest novel about an artist and his muse on the life of Claude Monet.

Beautiful bourgeoise Camille Doncieux. Claude & Camille Stephanie Cowell, Crown Publishing pp. ISBN Summary In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father’s nautical supplies business in a.

Claude and Camille is about Claude Monet and his first wife (and before that long-time mistress), Camille Doncieux. Claude & Camille book begins much earlier in Monet's life, at the point where he first began to paint in oils at the age of 17, and traces the early steps that led him to join forces with the group of painters that became known as the Impressionists.4/5(25).

Camille & Claude (more like it) A remarkable story that captures the couple's codependency while not taking away from the strength of their characters.

It is easy for the reader to fall in love with Camille just as Claude has done. The author has created a significant achievement and. Claude & Camille A Novel of Monet (Book): Cowell, Stephanie: Random House, mes he dreamt he held her; that he Claude & Camille book turn in bed and she would be there.

But she was gone and he was old. Nearly seventy. Only cool paint met his fingers. “Ma très chère” Darkness started to fall, dimming the paintings. He felt the crumpled letter in his pocket. Claude & Camille A Novel of Monet (Book): Cowell, Stephanie: Sometimes he dreamt he held her; that he would turn in bed and she would be there.

But she was gone and he was old. Nearly seventy. Only cool paint met his fingers. Ma très chère Darkness started to fall, dimming the paintings. He felt the crumpled letter in his pocket.

I loved you so, he said. “Once again the acclaimed novelist Stephanie Cowell deftly takes us into the world of the classical arts with her well researched and beautifully written novel of historical fiction, Claude & Camille.”--LA Times Book Examiner 5 Stars () “Cowell is nothing short of masterful in writing about Claude Monet’s life and enthralling story, beautifully told.”--The.

Camille Claudel (French pronunciation: [kamij klɔdɛl] (); 8 December – 19 October ) was a French sculptor known for her figurative works in bronze and died in relative obscurity, but later gained recognition for the originality and quality of her work.

The subject of several biographies and films, Claudel is well known for her sculptures including The Waltz, and The Alma mater: Académie Colarossi. Stephanie Cowell’s novel based on Claude Monet’s relationship with his model and eventual wife, Camille Doncieux Monet, gives voice to one such silent muse.

Romantically entwined with Monet, she was the object of his passion and neglect in turns, but she’s transformed by Cowell from a spectre, a vague study in color and light, into a Author: Karen Regn.

Claude & Camille. Written by Stephanie Cowell Review by Lisa Ann Verge. In Claude & Camille, Stephanie Cowell has penned a sentimental portrait of the relationship between the struggling young artist, Monet, and his first wife, Camille Doncieux.

Though Monet had glimpsed Camille as a child, it isn’t until a chance encounter in her uncle’s bookshop that the artist and his muse finally : Stephanie Cowell.

"Claude & Camille" is a wonderfully absorbing and romantic novel, the story of Claude Monet's passion for his painting and his equally passionate love for a woman who is as elusive as the water lilies that he strove to capture on canvas. This elegant novel was hard to put down, and once I did, I rushed to view Monet's paintings with a deeper.

A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic order.

In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father's nautical supplies business in a French seaside.

I was born in NYC where I still live and fell in love with history and fiction when very young. For years I was a classical singer. I am the author of NICHOLAS COOKE, THE PHYSICIAN OF LONDON, THE PLAYERS, MARRYING MOZART, and CLAUDE & CAMILLE: A NOVEL OF MONET/5.

CLAUDE & CAMILLE was the first book that I've read by Stephanie Cowell, but I am definitely looking forward to reading more of her books.

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From the greatest painter of his time, comes a love story for the ages. "Claude & Camille", a novel of Claude Monet by Stephanie Cowell is now available. htt. Claude & Camille | A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father's nautical supplies business.

A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic order.

In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father's nautical supplies business in a French seaside 4/5(21).

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Bookin' with Sunny. Online book reviews sincethe very best in reviewing – connecting good readers with equally good writers. Home; Book Reviews. "Claude & Camille" by lfischer (see profile) 07/07/11 The overall story was good, but the book was very poorly written. It was often difficult to know when the characters were speaking to 3/5(3).

Listed in the Visual Arts category on Art In Fiction, Claude & Camille () is an historical novel that tells the story of a young man named Claude Monet who turns his back on his father's plans for him and sets off to Paris to create a new style of art that repudiates the Classical Realism of the time.

In Paris, he experiences criticism, war, and poverty but also meets his fellow. Claude and Camille, her book about Monet's star-crossed marriage to his enigmatic muse, will be released in trade paperback this week after selling well in hardback and ebook.

Cowell is now working on her sixth novel about two immortal poets whom she mentions : Susan Dormady Eisenberg. Camille Doncieux (15 January – 5 September ) was the first wife of French painter Claude Monet.

She was the subject of a number of paintings by Monet, as well as Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Édouard Manet. She was a mother to two sons with Monet.

2 Marriage and children. 3 Illness and death. Paintings by Claude Monet. 7 External links. A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic order.

In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father’s nautical supplies business in a French Pages: Cowell beautifully recreates the tortured life of French Impressionist Claude Monet, emphasizing the early years with his muse and lover, Camille Doncieux.

A member of a fraternity of struggling artists who embrace a new vision, this group of friends consists of many names now familiar to art lovers: Degas, Pissarro, Edouard Manet, Cezanne. "Claude & Camille is a wonderfully absorbing and romantic novel, the story of Claude Monet's passion for his painting and his equally passionate love for a woman who is as elusive as the water lilies that he strove to capture on canvas/5(K).

"In Claude and Camille," Stephanie Cowell provides a fictional insight into the great artist and his relationship to the (main) woman in his life, Camille Doncieux.

While the book at times reads like an annotated biography, it actually is a perceptive love story that exhibits his life-long passion for Camille, “his sweetheart, his muse, the /5(). A vividly-rendered portrait of both the rise of Impressionism and of the artist at the center of the movement, Claude and Camille is above all a love story of the highest romantic order.

In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father’s nautical supplies business in a French /5(11).