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Road at La Cavée, Pourville  1882

by Claude Monet

Monet had begun to experiment with X-shaped compositions as early as 1863-64. Here, almost twenty years later, he has refined the schema and simultaneously clothed it in an active surface pattern of indescribable subtlety. Despite the uncertain continuance of the path, this is a welcoming, pleasant place. The path nestles between two soft mounds. In the Western tradition, ...
60.3 x 81.6 cm (23 3/4 x 32 1/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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