Fine cloth copy in a very good, slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; Physical description: 158p : illus. (part mounted colour plates) ; 33cm. Subjects: Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- French painting and painters -- Art and artists. Series: The Library of Great Painters. Notes: 132 illus., including 48 tipped-on colour plates. 2 Kg. 158 pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Monet / text by William C. Seitz
Publisher: New York : Abrams , [1960?]
Publication Date: 1960
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Köln : DuMont Schauberg, 1960. 160 S. : Abb. mit Text, 1 Titelbild , 4 Nach den Publikationen über van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Renoir, Nolde und Degas legt der Verlag mit diesem Bande den 7. in der Reihe der großen Meister der Malerei vor. 48 ganzseitige Farbtafeln geben ein eindrucksvolles Bild von der Kunst Monets. Eine biographische Einführung und eingehende Bildbeschreibungen aus der Feder von William C. Seitz, Kurator am Museum of Modern Art in New York, vervollständigen den Band. Sehr guter Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Gr.-Fol., Lw. mit Schutzumschlag. Seller Inventory # 3138
Book Description London, Thames and Hudson., 1960. First Edition. 24.5cm x 32.5cm. 158, (2) pages with 48 colour plates and 84 black and white plates. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. From the library of Margot Fonteyn-photographer Keith Money. With his name to the endpaper. With a biographical outline and list of major exhibitions. Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant). Claude Monet was born on 14 November 1840 on the 5th floor of 45 rue Laffitte, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. He was the second son of Claude Adolphe Monet and Louise Justine Aubrée Monet, both of them second-generation Parisians. On 20 May 1841, he was baptized in the local parish church, Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, as Oscar-Claude, but his parents called him simply Oscar. In 1845, his family moved to Le Havre in Normandy. His father wanted him to go into the family grocery business, but Monet wanted to become an artist. His mother was a singer. On 1 April 1851, Monet entered Le Havre secondary school of the arts. Locals knew him well for his charcoal caricatures, which he would sell for ten to twenty francs. Monet also undertook his first drawing lessons from Jacques-François Ochard, a former student of Jacques-Louis David. On the beaches of Normandy in about 1856/1857, he met fellow artist Eugène Boudin, who became his mentor and taught him to use oil paints. Boudin taught Monet "en plein air" (outdoor) techniques for painting. Both received the influence of Johan Barthold Jongkind. On 28 January 1857, his mother died. At the age of sixteen, he left school and went to live with his widowed childless aunt, Marie-Jeanne Lecadre. When Monet traveled to Paris to visit the Louvre, he witnessed painters copying from the old masters. Having brought his paints and other tools with him, he would instead go and sit by a window and paint what he saw. Monet was in Paris for several years and met other young painters who would become friends and fellow impressionists; among them was Édouard Manet. In June 1861, Monet joined the First Regiment of African Light Cavalry in Algeria for a seven-year commitment, but, two years later, after he had contracted typhoid fever, his aunt intervened to get him out of the army if he agreed to complete an art course at an art school. It is possible that the Dutch painter Johan Barthold Jongkind, whom Monet knew, may have prompted his aunt on this matter. Disillusioned with the traditional art taught at art schools, in 1862 Monet became a student of Charles Gleyre in Paris, where he met Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Frédéric Bazille and Alfred Sisley. Together they shared new approaches to art, painting the effects of light en plein air with broken color and rapid brushstrokes, in what later came to be known as Impressionism. Monet's Camille or The Woman in the Green Dress (La femme à la robe verte), painted in 1866, brought him recognition and was one of many works featuring his future wife, Camille Doncieux; she was the model for the figures in Women in the Garden of the following year, as well as for On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt, 1868, pictured here. Camille became pregnant and gave birth to their first child, Jean in 1867. After the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War (19 July 1870), Monet took refuge in England in September 1870, where he studied the works of John Constable and Joseph Mallord William Turner, both of whose landscapes would serve to inspire Monet's innovations in the study of color. In the spring of 1871, Monet's works were refused authorisation for inclusion in the Royal Academy exhibition. In May 1871, he left London to live in Zaandam, in the Netherlands, where he made. Seller Inventory # 671BB
Book Description London, Thames and Hudson, 1960., 1960. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Included. First edition. Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. Edition: First Edition. Seller Inventory # BBI2527332