Art + Paris Impressionists and Post-Impressionists: The Ultimate Guide to Artists, Paintings and Places in Paris and Normandy

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Step into the revolutionary lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the most comprehensive guidebook to impressionism for the armchair traveler, lovers of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful full-color photos and maps, this unique guide combines an introduction to late 19th-century art history with reproductions of famous impressionist masterpieces, walking tours, and detailed listings of the city’s art-related sites. It provides a complete background course on impressionism, ...
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Overview

Step into the revolutionary lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the most comprehensive guidebook to impressionism for the armchair traveler, lovers of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful full-color photos and maps, this unique guide combines an introduction to late 19th-century art history with reproductions of famous impressionist masterpieces, walking tours, and detailed listings of the city’s art-related sites. It provides a complete background course on impressionism, with comprehensive biographies and engaging essays about the movement; listings for 150 must-see impressionist paintings in Paris with the stories behind the art; easy-to-follow tours of where the artists lived and found inspiration; and an extended-travel journey through the French countryside, exploring Normandy and the quaint Paris suburbs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982232095
  • Publisher: Museyon Guides
  • Publication date: 7/19/2011
  • Language: French
  • Series: Art+ Series
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 387,451
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Museyon Guides are visually oriented travel guides, accessibly written for the greenhorn as well as the aficionado, featuring academic-quality information on artistic and cultural interests and obsessions. They are based in New York City.

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Table of Contents

What Is Impressionism

Impressionists 13

Edouard Manet 14

Claude Monet 22

Pierre-Auguste Renoir 32

Paul Cezanne 42

Edgar Degas 50

Berthe Morisot 58

Gustave Caillebotte 66

Vincent van Gogh 74

Other Impressionists & Post-impressionsts 82

People Around Impressionists 86

Impressionist Connections 90

How the Impressionists Broke From the Salon 90

Impressionist Exhibitions 104

Museum Tours /150 Paintings 108

Musee d'Orsay 110

Musee de I'Orangerie 136

Musee Marmottan Monet 144

Musee du Louvre 150

Petit Palais 156

Musee Picasso 160

Musee Rodin 164

Paris Walking Tours 166

Les Batignolles and Gare Saint-Lazare 168

Pigalle and Montmartre 180

Pigalle and Notre-Dame de Lorette 192

Opera 200

Grands Boulevards 210

Islands 220

Saint-Germain and Montparnasse 226

Tuileries and Champs-lilysees 236

North of Paris and Normandy 244

Auvers-sur-Oise 246

Giverny 262

Rouen 276

Le Havre & Sainte-Adresse 290

Etretat 304

Honfleur & Trouville 310

Other Impressionists North of Paris 318

Appendix 320

Index 320

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