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Fondation Beyeler – Monet 17

One of Monet’s seascapes. He chooses his place carefully, the sunlight catching the city at just the right angle. Placed perfectly between the green canopies of the trees, the azure of the sky and the deeper blues of the ocean, it seems suspended in mid-air. Why is there no path to it visible, I wondered.


About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.


10 thoughts on “Fondation Beyeler – Monet 17

  1. A beauty .. and yes it does seem suspended πŸ˜€

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    Posted by Julie@frogpondfarm | 25/06/2017, 12:46 PM
  2. Love the castle hidden between the bushes. Your words make the picture even more enticing my friend πŸ™‚

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    Posted by Himali Shah | 21/06/2017, 8:40 PM
  3. Beautiful painting and lovely description .

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    Posted by Rekha Sahay | 21/06/2017, 8:01 AM
  4. I really think Monet will be so pleased if he read your series of his paintings πŸ™‚

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    Posted by Amy | 21/06/2017, 3:17 AM

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