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Episode #105 Americans in Giverny
David Dunlop painting at Monet's Water Lily Garden at Giverny, France
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07/19/2008
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Giverny, France

 


David continues his visit to the small village of Giverny, the site of an exciting art colony in the 1880's-1920s, the American Impressionists. They were drawn by the magnetic creativity of Claude Monet. David's investigation includes visits to the hotels, gardens and hillsides frequented by American Impressionists. Focusing on the work of Theodore Robinson and Willard Metcalf, David explores the similarities and differences between French and American Impressionism. He recreates the atmosphere of Giverny among the Americans and demonstrates their painting systems in this historic French river town. 


 
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