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Follow the path of the Impressionists from the early encounters between such ...
Follow the path of the Impressionists from the early encounters between such luminaries as Monet, Renoir, Manet, Degas, and Bazille as they converged on Paris to study at the academies, to their first exhibitions, to the later landscapes and portraits. This beautifully illustrated book places the art in its historical context, analyzes the techniques, focuses on the major painters and on the female Impressionsists, explains how their work influenced later generations, and even reveals the artists’ loves and personal battles.
This is a must-have anthology for any art lover.
The amazing memorabilia includes:
- A permit issued to Gustave Courbet during the time of the Paris Commune
- Newspaper reviews
- Extracts from Manet’s and Sisley’s sketchbooks
- Renoir’s palette list
- An article by Charles Baudelaire on the Impressionists
- Plus: posters, cartoons, illustrated letters, sketches and preparatory drawings, catalog excerpts, photographs, and more!