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French Impressionists

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Part of Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks

  • Date Published: January 2004
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print August 2014
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521012812

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  • This selection of paintings and drawings from the Fitzwilliam Museum includes works by French Impressionist painters: Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Gauguin, Seurat, Boudin, Cézanne, Signac and Degas. While some are acknowledged masterpieces, others are reproduced here for the first time. The introduction provides an account of the development of "Impressionism" and explains how these works came to be in Cambridge collections in the context of the growing popularity of Impressionist paintings in Britain.

    • Illustrates in full colour the splendid collection of French Impressionist works at the Fitzwilliam Museum
    • Many paintings and drawings are reproduced here for the first time
    • A lively account of how a museum acquires and collects, containing new information about collectors and critics of Impressionism in the twentieth century
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    Reviews & endorsements

    'With many preliminary and never before published images included, each one with a page to itself opposed by brief but erudite text, this is a must for lovers of Impressionism ….' Antiques Magazine

    '… sprightly introduction …' Burlington Magazine

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521012812
    • length: 152 pages
    • dimensions: 239 x 170 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • contains: 64 colour illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print August 2014
  • Table of Contents

    paintings and drawings by Cals, Boudin, Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Degas, Pissarro, Gauguin, Cézanne, Seurat, Signac
    References and further reading.

  • Author

    Jane Munro, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    Jane Munro is Senior Assistant Keeper of Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Fitzwilliam Museum.

    Photographs by

    Andrew Norman

    Andrew Morris

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