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The Great Book of French Impressionism

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By Diane Kelder

In her thoughtful and cogent text, art historian Diane Kelder traces the development of Impressionism from its roots in landscape and realist painting through its focus on modern urban life to its ultimate goal: to fix on canvas the fleeting moods and effects of nature in an ever-changing world. The author weaves into her narrative fascinating anecdotes and excerpts form contemporary essays and letters, examines in detail the lives and works of all the major Impressionists and Post- Impressionists, including Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, and Czanne, and shows how their work influenced others, ultimately giving rise to the new art of the twentieth century.

400 pages, 400 illustrations (229 in full color). 11'' x 13''. Hardcover.

  • 400 pages
  • 400 illustrations (229 in full color)
  • 11'' x 13''
  • Hardcover

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Description

By Diane Kelder

In her thoughtful and cogent text, art historian Diane Kelder traces the development of Impressionism from its roots in landscape and realist painting through its focus on modern urban life to its ultimate goal: to fix on canvas the fleeting moods and effects of nature in an ever-changing world. The author weaves into her narrative fascinating anecdotes and excerpts form contemporary essays and letters, examines in detail the lives and works of all the major Impressionists and Post- Impressionists, including Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, and Czanne, and shows how their work influenced others, ultimately giving rise to the new art of the twentieth century.

400 pages, 400 illustrations (229 in full color). 11'' x 13''. Hardcover.





  • 400 pages
  • 400 illustrations (229 in full color)
  • 11'' x 13''
  • Hardcover


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