A beautifully illustrated analysis of the career of Impressionist painter Claude Monet. 150 black-and-white illustrations and 110 color plates.
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John House's introduction to Monet's life and work presents a sequence of dazzling illustrations that chart the artist's progress as he became increasingly preoccupied with color and atmospheric effect, and the direct studies of nature gave way to paintings of greater richness and harmony, in which the play of varied colors replaced the conventional drawing and modeling of forms.About the Author:
John House is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. He is the author of, among other works, "Monet: Nature into Art, "published by Yale University Press.
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Book Description Yale University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0300037856
Book Description Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New, unread copy. Dust jacket may have a tiny exterior scratch. Contents : Introduction -- 1. Life and Career -- 2. Choice of Subjects -- 3. Pictoral Composition and Choice of Viewpoint -- 4. Build-Up of the Paint Surface -- 5. Brushwork -- 6. Colour -- 7. Open-Air Painting -- 8. Studio Work -- 9. Monetís Attitudes to Finish -- 10. Monetís Practice in Finishing -- 11. Pentimenti -- 12. The Evolution of Monetís Series -- 13. Monet and the Public Exhibition -- 14. Conclusion: Nature into Art. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 8007
Book Description Yale University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110300037856
Book Description Yale University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0300037856 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0069716