Art History Video: The “Birth Of Impressionism – Monet’s Lost Sunrise”

The theft and recovery of Claude Monet’s Sunrise, the painting that began the impressionist movement.

Impression, Sunrise is a painting by Claude Monet first shown at what would become known as the “Exhibition of the Impressionists” in Paris in April, 1874. The painting is credited with inspiring the name of the Impressionist movement. Impression, Sunrise depicts the port of Le Havre, Monet’s hometown.

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