Claude Monet was a renowned French painter who is accredited with the foundation of the French impressionate painting. He is also considered to have been a prolific and consistent practitioner of the philosophy associated with the impressionate movement. This movement was named after his famous painting, the impression sunrise. Born in Paris on November 14, 1840, Monet was the second born son to Claude Monet Adolph and Lady Justine Aubree Monet. However, his family moved from Paris to settle in Normandy in 1845. Claude Monet’s parents wanted to see him grow into a businessman, but he had different aspirations to pursue. He was impressed by art work and had the talent to become an artist. His mother was a renowned singer in her local church.