Claude Monet was a French impressionist painter, known for his iconic works such as "Water Lilies" and "Impression, Sunrise." He was a leading figure in the impressionist movement and his work continues to be celebrated today.
Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter, known for his bold use of color and thick brushstrokes. Some of his most famous works include "Starry Night" and "Sunflowers." Van Gogh's work was not widely recognized during his lifetime, but today he is considered one of the most influential artists in history.