THE HISTORY OF IMPRESSIONISM by John Rewald

THE HISTORY OF IMPRESSIONISM

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is a new, greatly enlarged edition of a definitive work on the Impressionists which appeared originally in 1946; the format has been changed to match Rewald's companion volume on Post-Impressionism; the text has been expanded, pictures have been added (there are 635 illustrations, 86 in color), and there is more extensive Huysmans, Gauguin, Seural, Siguae and van Gogh. Rewald, a distinguished historian, with a third volume in preparation which will complete the period of French art from 1906, has concentrated on the most famous figures of this school, their lives, etc., with a generous representation of their work at different signs Many of the reproductions are of paintings in private collections and are accordingly less own and less seen. The value of the book is far more than pictorial; study.

Publisher: Doubleday (for the Museum o'Modern Art)