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Impressionism 1860 - 1920

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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920
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It was a dappled and daubed harbor scene that gave Impressionism its  name. When Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet was exhibited in April  1874, critics seized upon the work’s title and its loose stylistic  rendering of light and motion upon water to deride this new,  impressionistic tendency in art.  Today, Impressionism is close contender for the world’s favorite period  of painting. With blockbuster exhibitions, record-breaking auction  prices, and packed museums, the works once dismissed as unfinished or  imprecise are now beloved for their atmospheric evocation of time and  place, as well as the stylistic flair of rapid brushstrokes upon canvas. 

  • Editor: Ingo F. Walther
  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Taschen, 2016
  • 784 pages, 7.7" x 5.5"
  • Fully illustrated throughout
  • ISBN: 9783836557115
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