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The other Monet: impressionist’s brother is star of new exhibition

A Paris show will focus on Claude’s little-known elder sibling Léon Monet and his impressionist collection

The name Monet conjures up pictures of water lilies, Rouen Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament and French haystacks, some of European art’s best known works.

Now a Paris exhibition will focus on another, lesser known, Monet: Léon Monet, the artist Claude Monet’s long overlooked elder brother who supported him when he was poor and struggling to make his name.

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