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Monet. The Seine and the Sea

Door Richard Thompson

Categorie
Schilderkunst
Boeknummer
#242006
Titel
Monet. The Seine and the Sea
Auteur
Thompson, Richard
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover
Uitgeverij
Edinburgh, National Galleries Of Scotland
Jaar van uitgave
2003
ISBN10
1903278449
ISBN13
9781903278444
Taal
Nederlands
Samenvatting

Monet was the most remarkable of all the Impressionist landscape painters. And perhaps at no point in his career was his work more varied than in the years between 1878 and 1883. During this time he produced some 300 paintings, many of them are amongst his finest works. His painting encompassed motifs of village and river, cliff and wave, as well as expressive portraits and rich still-lifes. For much of this period Monet lived at Vetheuil, a village on the river Seine between Paris and the English Channel. In this tranquil setting, Monet painted in all seasons. He tackled orchards in spring, expansive fields of corn, and the bare trees of the winter months. Among his most memorable paintings are those he made of the ice-floes on the Seine during the great thaw of 1880. On the Normandy co
... (Lees verder)ast he painted views straight out to sea, as well as vistas of the beach and the sublime presence of the great cliffs. Monet: the Seine and the Sea shows Monet the innovator, the daring Impressionist challenging his brush to record the shifting moods of nature, as well as Monet the competitor, taking on the example of previous painters and reshaping their motifs in his vigorously personal painting.
Pagina's
176
Conditie
Goed — Later binding: professionally bound in cloth with original cover and spine.
Prijs
€ 10,00

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