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This beautiful book provides a brief introduction to Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern paintings made between 1860 and 1905----a highly innovative and exciting time in the history of art----through 38 masterpieces from the remarkable collections of the National Gallery, London. Among the featured highlights are Manet's Corner of a Cafe-Concert, Monet's Water-Lily Pond, Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele, Cezanne's Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses), Adolph Menzel's Afternoon in the Tuileries Gardens, and Picasso's Child with a Dove. Manet to Picasso includes an essay by Christopher Riopelle on the formation of the collection along with concise discussions of each of the featured works----arranged chronologically by artist----offering a look at the genesis and development of modern art.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857093339
ISBN-10: 185709333X
Format: Paperback
(269mm x 230mm x 8mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publisher: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Riopelle

Christopher Riopelle is Curator of Post-1800 Paintings and Charlotte Appleyard, Sarah Herring, Nancy Ireson, and Anne Robbins are Assistant Curators of Nineteenth-Century Painting, all at the National Gallery, London.

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