Claude Monet, Woodgatherers at the Edge of the Forest

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This is an educational art history video exploring Claude Monet’s Woodgatherers at the Edge of the Forest. It examines Monet’s method of Naturalism, as a strategy of plein air painting directly in nature, in which his selection and treatment of his subject translated the observation of nature into the compositional structure of his painting. Part of the Seeing Art History series, it is written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine.