The Only Known Film Footage of Claude Monet Painting Outdoors (1915)


Claude Monet – Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915):

Above is the only known film footage of the French Impressionist Claude Monet, made when he was 74 years old, painting alongside a lily pond in his garden at Giverny. The footage was shot in the summer of 1915 by the French actor and dramatist Sacha Guitry for his patriotic World War I-era film, Ceux de Chez Nous, or “Those of Our Land.”

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