Item description for Monet - In the Time of the Waterlilies ( The Musee Marmottan Monet Collections) by Marianne Delafond...
This stunning book illustrates for the first time the most important collection of Monet's paintings in the world: the works at the Mus,e Marmottan Monet in Paris. It takes the reader on a remarkable journey through Monet's life and work, detailing chronologically the development and themes of Monet's paintings: the landscapes, seascapes, portraits, figures and silhouettes, and the Giverny paintings including the famous water lilies. It also features the work of his contemporaries and friends, including Manet, Degas, Gauguin, Renoir, Caillebotte, Berthe Morisot and many others. It is a fascinating overview of Monet's life, times and work and presents more than 100 works. Originally a hunting lodge bought by Jules Marmottan in 1882 which then became a hotel, the Mus,e Marmottan Monet became a national museum when Paul Marmottan bequeathed his collection of paintings, furniture and bronzes as well as the building to the Academie des Beaux-Arts. It was given its first major work : Monet's Impression,
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.66" Width: 7.6" Height: 0.47" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 24, 2006
Publisher Editions Scala France
ISBN 2866562429 ISBN13 9782866562427