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The Great Book of French Impressionism by Diane Kelder professor of art history College of Staten Island

Published by Abbeville Press New York 1980

no dust jacket a little bit of water damage to page bottoms

This is a very large book.

pickup is from Silverdale end of Whangaparaoa Road 2 minutes from the motorway offramp.

The Great Book of French Impressionism celebrates the richness and exuberance of the Impressionists s world - a world of light and color, of sunlit fields and shimmering waterscapes, of bustling city views and intimate domestic scenes. The 400 illustrations in this handsomely designed volume faithfully capture the subtle nuances of light and keen perception that make French Impressionist paintings unique. This edition features recent scholarship, more complete backmatter, and an expanded index. In her thoughtful and cogent text, art historian Diane Kelder traces the development of Impressionism from its roots in landscape and realist painting through its focus on modern urban life to its ultimate goal: to fix on canvas the fleeting moods and effects of nature in an ever-changing world. The author weaves into her narrative fascinating anecdotes and excerpts form contemporary essays and letters, examines in detail the lives and works of all the major Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, including Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, and Cezanne, and shows how their work influenced others, ultimately giving rise to the new art of the twentieth century Please click here to ask a question
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