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Monet and Chicago: Audio Tour

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Delve deeper into the first exhibition to explore Chicago’s pioneering connection to the great Impressionist artist with insights from curators, conservators, and collectors.

From the Chicago collectors past and present who had a passion for Monet to conservation discoveries, this exhibition audio tour offers a fresh view on the life and work of a much-loved artist.

  • Painting of apple trees with white blossoms alongside a grassy brown dirt road.

    Apple Trees in Blossom, 1872


    Claude Monet. Union League Club of Chicago. Photo by Jamie Stukenberg, Professional Graphics Inc.

  • Still life painting of dead pheasants and other fowl on a table with a white tablecloth.

    Pheasants, Woodcocks, and Partridges, 1879


    Claude Monet. Private collection

  • An impressionistic painting of two people, a woman and possibly a child, sitting at a table eating lunch. They are surrounded by

    Luncheon under the Tent, Giverny, about 1883–86


    Claude Monet. Private Collection


  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Larned Coburn Memorial Collection

  • Softly lit painting of a field with people walking in the foreground. A girl in a pink dress walks with two younger boys in blue clothes and hats. Two adults walk in the background, casting long shadows.

    Landscape with Figures, Giverny, 1888


    Claude Monet. Private collection

  • Painting of a vase full of colorful dahlias.

    Vase of Dahlias, 1883


    Claude Monet. Private collection. Photo by Jamie Stukenberg, Professional Graphics Inc.


  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection


  • Claude Monet. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Arthur M. Wood, Sr. in memory of Pauline Palmer Wood


  • Claude Monet. The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection


  • Claude Monet. The Art Institute of Chicago, Art Institute Purchase Fund

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