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Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side
Vibrant impressionist painting of 4 ballerinas in red tutus by Edgar Degas with The Impressionist Era in pale yellow down left side

The Impressionist Era

The Story of Scotland’s French Masterpieces

By (author) Frances Fowle

£22.00

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  • A beautiful introduction to the art of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, written by one of the foremost experts in the field
  • Includes a number of rarely seen works
  • Filled with full-page images
  • Forms an accessible introduction, underpinned by high levels of scholarship
  • Published to accompany the exhibition A Taste for Impressionism: Modern French Art from Millet to Matisse, held at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh from 13 July 2022 to 30 November 2022
Full Description

A vibrant, colourful and beautiful book that introduces readers to Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. It explains the difference between the two movements and the main artists associated with each. Illustrations are drawn from the renowned and outstanding collection of French art held by the National Galleries of Scotland and they include a number of rarely seen works.

This book tells the fascinating stories of how key paintings and drawings found their way into the collection.

Artists include Monet, Millet, Gauguin, Bastien-Lepage, Charles Jacque, Troyon, Corot, Degas, Seurat, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Vuillard, Bonnard, Derain, Matisse, Legros and Rodin.

About the Author

Professor Frances Fowle holds a joint post as Senior Curator of French Art at the National Galleries of Scotland and Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art at the University of Edinburgh. She has published widely on nineteenth-century art, collecting and the art market. Her most recent NGS publication was the highly successful Pin-Ups: Toulouse Lautrec & the Art of Celebrity (2018).

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Specifications
Publisher
National Galleries of Scotland
ISBN
9781911054467
Published
25th Oct 2021
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World
Size
245 mm x 265 mm
Pages
136 Pages
Illustrations
100 color
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