Manet to Picasso: The National Gallery

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Manet to Picasso: The National Gallery

This beautiful book provides a brief introduction to Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern paintings made between 1860 and 1905--a highly innovative and exciting time in the history of art--through 38 masterpieces from the remarkable collections of the National Gallery, London. Among the featured highlights are Manet's Corner of a Café-Concert, Monet's Water-Lily Pond, Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele, Cézanne's Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses), Adolph Menzel's Afternoon in the Tuileries Gardens, and Picasso's Child with a Dove. Manet to Picasso includes an essay by Christopher Riopelle on the formation of the collection along with concise discussions of each of the featured works--arranged chronologically by artist--offering a look at the genesis and development of modern art.

Published by National Gallery Company/Distributed by Yale University Press

Publication Date: 
September 27, 2007