And the original eye-pads. It's Claude's birthday today, going back to 1840. Recalling amazing trip a few years back to his house and garden and famous lily pads and ponds at Giverny. It was semi-recreated at the Bronx Botanical Garden earlier this autumn. This photo captures one of the pools outside where the giant pads form these cups. Yes, this is not photoshopped.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Monet for Nothing
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