The Picnic, Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe, Manet  
Edouard Manet's submissions to the Salon of 1863, The Picnic among them, were rejected and appeared at the Salon des Refusés. The large canvas became the focus of scandalized critical and public attention. An even greater scandal than that...
    Nympheas, Monet  
Nymphéas, effet du soir", Claude Monet, 1897, Musée Marmottan, Paris. "It took me time to understand my waterlilies... I had planted them for the pleasure of it; I grew them without ever thinking of painting them... A landscape doesn't per...
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