The Little Book of Impressionists Little Book eBook Ñ



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    A good uick overview of impressionist paintings Impressionism is one of my favorite art movements and I was familiar with almost all of the artists in this book having seen their work in various museums The book gives about the euivalent information as a museum exhibit offering an overview of the movement then a paragraph on each of about 50 paintings A few of my favorites include Manet’s “Bar at the Folies Berger’s” Degas’ “L’Absinthe” Pissarro’s “Woman in a Close” and Renoir’s “Le Moulin De la Galette” and “Luncheon at the Boating Party” which features his future wife focusing on her dog while everyone else is expressing interest in someone I appreciated this kind of backstory on some paintings as well as info about the artistsThe uality of the printing is decent but the images are relatively small so it’s not a book that lends itself to detailed study This is intended as an overview art book for casual reading and not a high end coffee table book


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The Little Book of Impressionists Little Book The French Impressionists are some of the most popular painters in the history of art At first though none of them were accepted by the public—indeed they were ridiculed Their works were seen as mere daubings lacking the finish and detail so beloved by the art critics of the time Yet they persevered and so doing they gave us some of the world's freshest and most enchanting images Presented here are twenty five of the greatest Impressionist masters With each one individually color framed to its best advantage and set beside lively and informative text together they make The Little Book of Impressionists a volume to treasure