How To Read Paintings: Monet’s Water Lilies

Amorphous and puzzling paintings that gain meaning in the looking

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Water Lily Pond (1917–19), by Claude Monet. Source Wiki Art
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Haystacks at Giverny, the Evening Sun (1888), by Claude Monet. Source Wiki Art
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Water Lily Pond (1917), by Claude Monet. Source Wiki Art
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An early painting of ‘Water lillies’ (1897–1899) by Claude Monet. Source Wiki Art
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One of two rooms in the Musée de l’Orangerie containing some of Monet’s Water Lilies. Source Wikimedia Commons
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