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The Impressionists By William Gaunt

The Impressionists by William Gaunt

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A lively text that offers an overview of the entire Impressionist movement, and contains illustrations reproducing the works of such artists as Cezanne and Degas, explanatory commentary for each work of art, and biographies of each of the artists.

The Impressionists Summary

The Impressionists by William Gaunt

An extended and highly readable introduction covers the background to the movement, its heroic years, its followers and an account of the masters in their later years.

Full-page colour reproductions of over 100 paintings are faced by informative and intriguing descriptions: short biographies of thirty of the artists and a bibliography make this a highly useful reference work as well as a pleasure to browse.

Artists featured are: Bazille * Bonnard * Boudin * Cassatt * Cezanne * Constable * Corot * Courbet * Daubigny * Degas * Fantin-Latour * Gauguin * Jongkind * Manet * Millet * Monet * Morisot * Pissarro * Renoir * Rousseau * Sargent * Seurat * Sickert * Signac * Sisley * Steer * Toulouse-Lautrec * Van Gogh * Vuillard * Whistler

The Impressionists Reviews

'Informative and stimulating' - Artists and Illustrators

About William Gaunt

William Gaunt (1900-1980) was a British art historian and artist, who studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing, and is well known for his books on British 19th-century art.

Table of Contents

The background; channels of communication; formative years; wartime interlude; the heroic decade; turning points; the masters in their later years; modern appraisal.

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The Impressionists by William Gaunt
Used - Very Good
Thames & Hudson Ltd
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