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Claude Monet – 1840-1926: A Feast for the Eyes
by Karin Sagner
Claude Monet (1840-1926) was both the most typical and the most individual painter associated with the Impressionist movement. His long life and extraordinary work were dedicated to a pictorial exploration of the sensations which reality, and in particular landscape, offer the human eye. Monet's poplars, grain stacks, Rouen Cathedral, and water lilies paintings - among the ...more
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Taschen
(first published 2006)
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This is a far more prosaic book than Richardson's -- in fact, it is quite poorly written -- that traces the (rather pedestrian) biography of Claude Monet, adding some (but not very extensive or overly sensitive) commentary on his art. Still, this book contains beautifully produced large-format color prints at a very cheap price (about $10), and for that reason, it offers a fine introduction and collection of Monet's beautiful paintings. The series is called Taschen Basic Art:
Karin Sagner, früher Sagner-Düchting (* 1955 in Steinheidel-Erlabrunn) ist eine deutsche Kunsthistorikerin und Autorin.More about Karin Sagner...