Claude Monet is considered the Founder of French Impressionism. His ambition to document the French countryside led him to paint the same scenes many times in order to capture the changing light throughout the day and the passing of seasons. From 1883, Monet lived in Giverny, where he began a vast landscaping project on his property, which would include the subject of his most well known works -- the lily ponds.
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About Giclee Prints
Pronounced 'Zhee-Clay', the word comes from 'gicleur' which is the French technical term for an inkjet nozzle.
Giclee printing is a type of inkjet printing - but not all inkjet prints can be considered a giclee. In order for a print to be considered a true giclee, it must meet at least two basic criteria:
1. The paper or substrate used to actually print the final piece must be of archival quality. Typically it will say it is acid free and consists of a 100% cotton base.
2.True Giclees are printed using pigment-based inks rather than the dye-based inks found in lower cost inkjets. Pigment-based inks have a longer life span that can last anywhere from 100 to 200 years without significant fading.
The quality of the giclee print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing processes and is commonly found in museums, art galleries, and photographic galleries.