Impressionism: 50 Paintings You Should Know

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Prestel, 2007 - Art - 135 pages
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Fifty of the most important works from the early nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries are gorgeously reproduced, including the best of Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Renoir, Cezanne, Cassatt, Manet, Seurat, and Pisarro. Each piece is given a brief overview establishing its place in the Impressionist pantheon as well as in its artist's oeuvre. An introductory text explains the Impressionistic style, tracing the movement's development, while an appendix offers biographies of the artists.--From amazon.com

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This "50 book" was much better then the fist one I read "50 Artists you should know". The history in the beginning gave a good introduction of where impressionism came from and what they were trying ... Read full review

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I don't know what sparked my sudden interest in Impressionism, but this book has been a great, accesible primer on the subject. This is a wonderful primer/introduction to the world of Impressionism ... Read full review

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