Synopses & Reviews
The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white.
Part of a series which introduces key artists and movements in art history, this book deals with Monet. Each title in the series contains 48 full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative black and white illustrations.
John House's introduction to Monet's life and work presents a sequence of dazzling illustrations that chart the artist's progress as he became increasingly preoccupied with color and atmospheric effect, and the direct studies of nature gave way to paintings of greater richness and harmony, in which the play of varied colors replaced the conventional drawing and modeling of forms.