Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionistby Anne Distel, Julia Sagraves, Rodolphe Rapetti, Gloria L. Groom, Douglas Druick
Caillebotte's vivid representations of Parisian life bridged the gap between Realism and Impressionism during the 1870s and early 1880s. His Paris Street: Rainy Day and Floorscraperseach the subject of a fascinating, extensively illustrated
This handsome volume offers new insight into one of the most engaging personalitites of the Impressionist Movement.
Caillebotte's vivid representations of Parisian life bridged the gap between Realism and Impressionism during the 1870s and early 1880s. His Paris Street: Rainy Day and Floorscraperseach the subject of a fascinating, extensively illustrated analysis in this bookhave become icons of the Impressionists' devotion to scenes of modern urban life.
Prepared by an international team of scholars to accompany the major 1994-95 retrospective organized by the Reunion des Musees Nationaux/Musee d'Orsay, Paris, and The Art Institute of Chicago, Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist reproduces 89 of his paintings and 28 of his drawings and studies, many of them from little-known private collections. Thoughtful essays examine both his work and his crucial role as an early patron and promoter of Impressionism. A chronology, list of exhibitions, and selected bibliography provide additional invaluable information.
Other Details: 300 illustrations, 100 in full color 374 pages 8 1/2 x 8 1/2" Published 1995
Author Biography: Kirk Varnedoe is Chief Curator, Painting and Sculpture, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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