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Claude Monet is a success at the Grand Palais

No movement in the history of art has proved as popular as Impressionism. Today retrospectives of 19th century's painters of the genre young are guaranteed success. Among the illustrious names associated with the movement , one figure stands head and shoulders above the rest: Claude Monet. A major new retrospective of his work has opened at the Grand Palais. – Eve Jackson finds out if it's worth all the fuss.

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