This beautiful volume features a compendium of the Metropolitan Museum’s finest European paintings dating from 1800 to 1920. The focus is on French art of this periodof which the Museum possesses the most comprehensive collection outside of Francebut extraordinary pictures by artists of other nationalities are also included. Thanks to a succession of generous and discerning donors
from the H. O. Havemeyers to the Walter H. Annenbergsthis publication presents a history of painting in Paris from Prud’hon to Picasso, by way of Delacroix, Corot, Courbet, Manet, Monet, Degas, Cézanne, Seurat, and many others.
|Publisher:||Yale University Press|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Gary Tinterow is Engelhard Curator in Charge, Department of Nineteenth-Century, Modern, and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.