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The River 1868 DURING THE SPRING OF 1868, MONET LIVED with his mistress, Camille, and their infant son in a small village on the Seine, where he continued his study of water first begun on the beaches of Normandy. The River focuses on light and its effect on masses in nature houses, trees, hills and on the shimmering and ever changing surface of the river. In attempting to capture and transmit these visual phenomena, Monet utilized a wide range of brushwork, from broad, flat strokes to slashes and daubs of bright color. The artist's approach to his model does not reflect the prevailing academic respect for its predominance over other objects in the landscape. Rather, the figure is treated democratically, dematerialized under Monet's scrutiny in much the same way as the other light saturate
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