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Episode 5

The artist's 'steely gaze' is threatened by the re-emergence of cataracts. He has a lifetime's aversion to doctors, but must keep painting. So what will happen?

The story of Claude Monet's later years and the famous paintings he produced at home in Giverny:

His cataracts are worsening, which leads to a disintegration of solid forms, but an intensity of vision. Should he visit a doctor in Paris? And what about his donation of paintings to the Orangerie after his death?

Reader Allan Corduner

Producer Duncan Minshull.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Dec 2016 00:30

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