“Gray’s Anatomy,” the 1858 medical reference book (not to be confused with “Grey’s Anatomy,” the medical TV drama) is attributed to Henry Gray, a medical instructor at St. George’s Hospital in London. It wouldn’t be what it is without 360-plus detailed anatomical illustrations by Henry Vandyke Carter, yet the ambitious Gray didn’t want Carter to receive too much of the credit for the work. So, when Gray saw that his name and Carter’s were typeset in the same size on the book’s title page, he insisted that the publisher make Carter’s name smaller.
Between 1897 and 1926, which Impressionist painter produced numerous paintings of the water lilies in the garden ponds at his home in Giverny, France?
A) Claude Monet
B) Camille Pissarro
C) Pierre-Auguste Renoir
D) Alfred Sisley
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