An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls

The sixteen paintings below can be grouped into four groups of four, each group being linked by a common theme. The four themes themselves describe a painting, an image of which is the final answer to this fine art Connect Wall. I hope you enjoy!

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Painting identification

(From left to right.)

First row:

Girl With a Pearl Earring, by Johannes Vermeer.
Campbell's Soup Cans, by Andy Warhol.
Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, by Mary Cassatt.
Bal du moulin de la Galette, by Renoir.

Second row:

"We Can Do It!", by J. Howard Miller.
Luncheon of the Boating Party, by Renoir.
Girl in a Chemise, by Pablo Picasso.
Water Lilies, by Monet.

Third row:

The First Outing/At The Theatre, by Renoir.
A Water Mill, by John Constable.
Le Chahut, by Georges Seurat.
"Ete Cannes Hiver", by Peri.

Fourth row:

Monhegan Island, by George Wesley Bellows.
Portrait of girl (unfinished), by Frida Kahlo.
By the fountain, by Bryan Larsen.
The Umbrellas, by Renoir.

The groups

First group:

Renoir paintings. Bal du moulin de la Galette, The Umbrellas, The First Outing/At the Theatre, and Luncheon of the Boating Party.

Second group:

Paintings of girls. Girl With a Pearl Earring, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, Girl in a Chemise, and Portrait of girl.

Third group:

Paintings of water. Monhegan Island, Water Lilies, By the Fountain, and A Water Mill.

Fourth group:

Has "can" in it. We Can Do It, Campbell's Soup Cans, Ete Cannes Hiver, and Le Chahut (can-can dancers).

The final painting

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"A Girl With A Watering Can", by Renoir.

  • $\begingroup$ Perfectly done! Not the hardest puzzle, but I love the painting that is the final answer. $\endgroup$ Commented Nov 2, 2020 at 11:27
  • $\begingroup$ @JeremyDover Me too! Very clever and fun puzzle. I had a great time with this one. $\endgroup$
    – Sciborg
    Commented Nov 2, 2020 at 13:03

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