Claude Monet, a French painter, is known as the "Impressionist leader" and one of the representatives and founders of Impressionism.
Monet is one of the most important French painters. Most of the theories and practices of Impressionism have been promoted by him. Monet is good at experimenting and expressing light and shadow. His most important style is to change the way shadows and contours are drawn. In Monet's paintings, there are no very clear shadows, nor prominent or flat contours. The color depiction of light and shadow is the greatest feature of Monet's paintings.