Grigorescu

Grigorescu

by Catalina Macovei
     
 

Widely recognized in Rumania as their greatest painter, Nicolae Grigorescu (1838-1907) remains very little known outside his country. This volume covers his classical period as well as the years in which he established reputation in France. It records pictures painted in France where he discovered Impressionism. The influence of the French school is undeniable,

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Widely recognized in Rumania as their greatest painter, Nicolae Grigorescu (1838-1907) remains very little known outside his country. This volume covers his classical period as well as the years in which he established reputation in France. It records pictures painted in France where he discovered Impressionism. The influence of the French school is undeniable, even with his highly personal and typically Rumanian style. His beautiful landscapes secure his place as one of the important landscape painters of the 19th century. The book discusses and reproduces most of the paintings done by Grigorescu.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859955376
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Great Painters Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.58(w) x 12.82(h) x 0.66(d)

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