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Description: Impressions of Light: The French Landscape from Corot to Monet
Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes, born in Toulouse in 1750, was one of many French artists who went to Italy. These artists wanted to study the works of Renaissance masters and to absorb the flavor of the countryside around Rome that had inspired the great seventeenth-century French painters resident there, Claude Lorrain and Nicolas Poussin. Valenciennes went to Italy...
PublisherMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Related print edition pages: pp.56-239
Description: Art of the Actual: Naturalism and Style in Early Third Republic France,...
~The two concluding chapters turn their attention to the avant-garde, to look at painters – Degas and Monet, Seurat and Cézanne, Signac and Denis – who might be expected to dominate a book on French painting between 1880 and 1900. After all, such artists paved the way for important innovations in the early twentieth century. They are major figures...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.239-273

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