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Retired and enjoying my free time to paint. I love the French Impressionism era. Monet, Renoir, Bazille and Manet are some of my favorites.


Saturday, October 9, 2010

Recommended Books/Publications

  •   Recommended Books on Impressionism and the French Impressionists by
  •  Mauclair, Camille; P. G. Konady, trans.
         The French Impressionists (1860-1900).         London: Duckworth & Co.; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1903.

  • Nochlin, Linda (ed.). Impressionism and Post-Impressionism 1874-1904: Sources and Documents.
         Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966.
        ISBN-10: 0134520033
        ISBN-13: 978-0134520032

  • Rewald, John. History of Impressionism. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1973 (4th rev. ed.).
    ISBN-10: 0810960354
    ISBN-13: 978-0810960350
    First published in 1946, this is the classic academic text on Impressionism. Nearly encyclopedic in scope, it is worth owning for its bibliography alone.

  • White, Harrison C., & Cynthia A. White.
    Canvases and Careers: Institutional Change in the French Painting World.
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993 (Reprint ed.).
    ISBN-10: 0226894878
    ISBN-13: 978-0226894874
    The original edition, published in 1965, was a groundbreaking survey covering how the Académie des Beaux Arts lost its power to individual French artists, artist groups, dealers and critics in 19th-century Paris. Still fresh today, the reprint edition includes an afterword containing more recent scholarship.

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