Book Description Claude Monet (1840-1926) is one of the best-known and most beloved painters in the history of art, with myriad publications and exhibitions devoted to his oeuvre. And yet there remains a previously undiscovered aspect of his career: his surprisingly significant role as a draftsman. This book is the first to focus on Monet's pastels, drawings, and sketchbooks, offering a revolutionary new interpretation of the artist's life and work. Monet has long been seen as an anti-draftsman, an artist who painted his subjects directly and whose rarely seen graphic works were marginal to his artistic process. In an effort to develop his public image, Monet denied the role of drawing in his working method. In actuality, Monet began his career as a caricaturist and as a teenager developed a passion for drawing that was never extinguished. He went on to master the medium of pastel and included seven in the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874. Citing recently discovered, unpublished documents that overturn the accepted image of the artist, The Unknown Monet reveals an extensive group of graphic works created over the course of the artist's career, many of which are unknown to the general public and to scholars: beautiful pastels, stunning black chalk drawings, and fascinating sketchbooks, which include pencil studies that relate to many of his paintings. The book also shows how Monet exploited the print media to promote his art. The most important publication on Monet to appear in a generation, this illuminating volume is essential to anyone interested in his work, Impressionism, and nineteenth-century French culture. About the Author James A. Ganz is curator of prints, drawings, and photographs, and Richard Kendall is curator at large, both at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
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Description du livre Yale University Press, 2007. Paperback. État : New. As new clean tight and bright oversized and overweight. Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. N° de réf. du libraire 77963
Description du livre Sterling and Francine Clark Art Museum, 2007. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0931102723
Description du livre Yale University Press, 2007. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 0931102723
Description du livre Yale University Press, 2007. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110931102723
Description du livre État : Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 97809311027211.0