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View in Venice-The Grand Canal


A photograph of water and buildings, with a gondola and many plain wood posts as well as blue and white diagonally striped posts.

Mooring Posts, 2012. © Cassi Yost

Having begun his artistic career as a Realist painter, depicting scenes as truthfully as possible, Manet interpreted blue and white mooring posts as seen in this photo in a looser, more painterly style.