TRAVELS WITH MONET
A TRAIN RIDE IN THE SNOW
My heart is warm with the friends I make,
And better friends I’ll not be knowing;
Yet there isn’t a train I wouldn’t take,
No matter where it’s going.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Travel
French Impressionist super star Claude Monet (1840-1926) was fascinated with trains, particularly the challenge of capturing the changing visual effects of smoke, whether in a Parisian station or the countryside as depicted above.
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