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The Treasures of the Impressionists

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The Treasures of the Impressionists

Author Dr Jonathan Kear

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64 pages
251 x 289mm
Published Mar 2015
ISBN 9780233003993
Series: Treasures
Book Summary

No other group of artists has had such an impact on art in the last 200 years or had works that, in recent years, have reached figures into the upper tens of millions of dollars. The Treasure of the Impressionists looks at the journeys and the struggle that the Impressionists endured to establish themselves as creditable performers on the world stage and gain acknowledgement from both critics and public alike. Augmented by the inclusion of at least ten items of memorabilia, such as an illustrated letter by Manet, sketches and drawings by Sisley, Monet and Pisarro, as well as an article by their renowned contemporary Charles Baudelaire on their work, The Treasures of the Impressionists offers insights into their talent and technique.

Author Bio

Dr Jonathan Kear is a lecturer in History and Philosophy of Art at the University of Kent. He is the author of Sunless (1999), a study of the French filmmaker Chris Marker, and has also published widely on various aspects of 19th and 20th century painting, literature, popular culture and photography.

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