The Masterpiece Setting & Symbolism

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Fans

These are items that Christine's mother used to paint to make a small income to support her and her daughter. Christine used to help by painting in the backgrounds on them.

Open Air

It is the name of Claude's first attempt at a masterpiece as well as the name he applies to his new school of art theory.

Rags

Ridiculous practical jokes Claude and Sandoz used to play on people when they were schoolboys in Plassans.

École des Beaux-Arts

This is the Paris institution that is so despised by Claude and his group of followers although each of them has a desire to be included in the annual Salon exhibition.

Café Baudequin

This is the regular meeting place for the young rebels who thought they owned Paris and would have an enormous impact on Art.

Pont des Saints-Pères

This is the spot where Claude gets his...

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