Item description for Impressionism: 50 Paintings You Should Know by Ines Janet Engelmann...
Perfect for enjoying or studying, this array of masterpieces by the luminaries of the Impressionist movement is the next best thing to viewing them in person.
No artistic education is complete without a healthy dose of the Impressionists. Here 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, Czanne, 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. The result is a veritable seminar on Impressionism, creating a fun and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.5" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jul 20, 2007
Publisher Prestel Publishing
ISBN 3791338439 ISBN13 9783791338439