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Discusses Monet's career, and shows his paintings of the water lily pond in his garden
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This very handsome book shows the various forms the theme of water lilies took in the art of Claude Monet. The illustrations are preceded by a short, useful introduction that examines the meaning of this theme, the history of the paintings' production, and the story behind some of the collections for which the paintings were intended. Included are a useful chronology of the artist's life and a wonderful series of photographs of the artist in his studio and at work on these canvases. Yet the reproductions of the paintings themselves form the core of the volume, and they are sumptuous. The volume itself is oversize and includes numerous fold-out pages, giving a sense of the paintings' size and rendering them to scale. The effect is overwhelming. A beautifully produced volume that will appeal to the specialist as well as the informed reader.
- Martin Chasin, Adult Inst., Bridgeport, Ct.
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