An Outline of 19th Century European Painting: From David through Cézanne

Synopsis

This new, one-volume edition contains both text and plates and includes corrections in the text and bibliography made since the books publication in 1987. There are concise monographic chapters on the important artists and movements of the period, with material on each artist's life and work, characteristics of style, and the relationship of the artistic movements to historical and intellectual currents of the time. The author covers a wide range of material and his presentation is lucid and perceptive. Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Academics and Salon Painters, and Impressionism are covered, and the following artists are included: David, Gros, Girodet, Gérard, Guérin, Prud'hon, Goya, Fuseli, Blake, Runge, Friedrich, Turner, Constable, Igres, Géricault, Delacroix, Corot, Rousseau, Daumier, Millet, Courbet, Manet, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro, and Cézanne.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1992