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Essential Impressionists

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The Impressionists changed the face of nineteenth-century painting radically with interest in capturing a fleeting moment on canvas and working outdoors instead of relying on memory and models in their studios.

Impressionists looks at all aspects of the movement's art, with detailed commentary on 120 of their works and complementary imagery. Some of these works are consider

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Parragon Press / Dempsey, UK (first published 2000)
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Realini
Nov 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Impressionists by Antonia Cunningham
The Impressionists represent a peak, never surpassed for this reader.


This is a Beautiful book and an interesting challenge.
- What can I write about a book which is…about art?
One solution is simply to express admiration and Forget about it! - In the words of the famous Donnie Brasco.
But there is a catch and here I refer to Ellen DeGeneres, whose book I “opened „recently. The comedian speaks about the similitude between reading and writing a book:
- You do not kn
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John Teehan
Apr 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I first bought this for the large, well-produced color reproductions of a broad sampling of the Impressionist movement (easily my favorite art period). The bonus is in the well-written, informative, and clear short essays by each piece featuring background, significance, some trivia, and commentary. It's a highly recommended book for newer students of art history, and an invaluable book to artists with an interest in Impressionist style and history.

Well put together. Well written. I bought mine
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Sinar
Jun 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I can only say that the reason why I rated 5-stars here is because Antonia covers quite many painting impressionists and all pages are colored.
Analee
Mar 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Very enjoyable picture book about Impressionists.
Tony
Nov 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
not great but good not enough on the later artists for me but still a good place to start
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