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The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886

Moffett, Charles S.

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ISBN 10: 0295963670 / ISBN 13: 9780295963679
Published by Burton and The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1986
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Heavy book: NO international orders. 3rd printing. A crisp and unmarked copy, NF/NF. Full blue cloth binding. 509pp. Dust jacket is price-clipped and faintly shelf rubbed. 427 plates, 212 in full color. Distribution by Univ. of Washington. The book celebrates the series of eight Impressionist exhibitions held in Paris during the years 1874-1886. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 050216

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Title: The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886

Publisher: Burton and The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Articles by Stepahne Mallarme, Louis Emile Edmond Duranty, Stephen F. Eisenman, Richard Shiff, Paul Tucker, Hollis Clayson, Martha Ward and others. 509pp. Dust Jacket. Exhibition catalog for .a show at the National Gallery of Art (U. S.), Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. 310p. 427 plates, 212 in full color. Appendix. Contemporary Reviews. Bibliography. Index of Artists.

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This opulent catalog to an intriguing exhibit at the National Gallery and San Francisco's Fine Arts Museum offers a fresh approach to a familiar subject. Its goal is to re-create the impact of this avant-garde movement in contemporary terms, making us reconcile our modern, inherited notions of its "newness" with its original values. To this end, it presents cross-sections of the eight landmark Impressionist shows and forces us to view the works as individual entities as well as in their actual context, as they were selected by their creators to be publicly encountered. Scholarly essays address the evolution of Impressionism as well as the diversity of the complex group of artists involved. High-quality reproductions and catalog entries, along with interesting supplementary materials, recommend this for modern art collections. Robin Kaplan, MLS, The Information Group, Los Angeles
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