The Lives of the Artists series retraces the lives of some of the greatest and most influential artists of the Western world. Each book focuses on the life and works of one artist and presents a selection of great works that illustrate the artist's development. Each volume also includes the story of the artist's personal life and highlights the important social and historical events of the time. Full-color photographic reproductions, detailed time lines, an explanatory glossary, and a comprehensive index make each title an indispensable part of any art library.
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Académie Suisse Alice Hoschedé Argenteuil art dealer Paul art world artists Bazille became Camille Doncieux canvases capture caricatures cataracts century Charles Gleyre Claude Monet Clemenceau Courbet critical acclaim dealer Paul Durand-Ruel Déjeuner sur l'Herbe Edgar Degas Édouard Manet Eugène Boudin floating studio footbridge Franco-Prussian French art garden at Giverny Giverny Grandes Décorations Havre haystacks house in Giverny huge images Impressionism Impressionist exhibition Impressionist movement inspired Monet Jackson Pollock Japanese prints Johan Barthold Jongkind landscape Le Havre light and color London Monet began Monet decided Monet painted Monet returns Monet spends Napoleon nineteenth-century Normandy coast one-man show painter painting expeditions painting outdoors painting trips panels Paris Paul Durand-Ruel Paul Gauguin Pierre-Auguste Renoir poplar paintings portrait Rodin Rouen Cathedral Salon scenes Second Empire series of paintings series paintings show of Monet's Société Anonyme spends several months style techniques unfinished Venice water garden water lily water lily paintings young Monet