Synopses & Reviews
This is the first in a series of four books about art and its interpretation from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. The authors seek to explain the most important issues confronting any study of modern art, without attempting exhaustive coverage. The books present a range of approaches characteristic of current art-historical debates. The first volume focuses on aspects of Realism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism in Paris between about 1848 and 1900.
The first volume in this series focuses on aspects of Realism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism in Paris between 1848 and 1900. The book demonstrates how some historians view this art as representative of the social, historical and economic circumstances in which it was produced.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 290) and index.