If you have not yet been to Giverny in Normandy, A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny will convince you to make the trip. The book takes an intriguing look at how the artist came to live in the village, and also provides interesting insights into Giverny’s history and a look at the picturesque house where Monet spent the last 40 years of his life. But it is the beautiful images that will ensure this book remains your coffee table favourite. Photographs of Monet’s home and gardens are juxtaposed with his most famous paintings and images of the artist himself, giving readers a very special view of the artist’s life in this idyllic Normandy village.
A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny, Adrien Goetz and Hugues Gall, £22.50, Flammarion
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