Arts: Monet's Eyes

Claude Monet, Prince of Impressionists, earlier reported to have recovered his sight (TIME, March 17), went under the surgeon's knife for the third time at his home at Giverny, 50 miles from Paris. Dr. Coutela, eye specialist, attempted to remove a new cataract which has formed since the operations of last February. When the bandage was removed on July 26, M. Monet could see clearly with one eye, but further surgery may be necessary. The great age of the painter (81) adds danger to the delicate task.

Monet still hopes to paint again,...

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