[Item #6222] The Impressionists. Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Georges Seurat, Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec, Vincent Van Gogh, Corinne Graber, Jean-Francois Guillou.
The Impressionists
The Impressionists
The Impressionists
The Impressionists

The Impressionists

ISBN: 1858336716
New York, NY: CLB, 1999. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. "This beautiful and elegant evocation of the history of the impressionists tells its story through over 150 carefully chosen full-color reproductions of the group's greatest paintings, as well as through numerous contemporary documents. The text follows the artists through cafes and studios, from their eventful youth to the eventual recognition of their genius, which always came late- often too late." (from front flap) A study of the Impressionist art movement & its now-iconic practitioners by Corinne Graber (b. 1956), the noted Swiss-born art historian & curator; & Jean-Francois Guillou (b. 1961), the acclaimed French author, historian & philosopher. First published in 1990, offered here is the 1999 first edition thus issued by a different publisher, a presumed first printing with no references to further printings at copyright page. A large, lavish coffee-table production with informed, historically chronological text about & many beautifully reproduced color images of masterpieces by the great Impressionists- Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Georges Seurat, Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec, Vincent Van Gogh & others. From the collection of Barbara (1935-2023) & Irving (1933-2018) Nusbaum, world travellers, connoisseurs, eminent collectors of art (including by French & American Impressionists & Post-Impressionists) & books- the dearly beloved parents of this grieving writer. An excellent, concise-but-sweeping survey of Impressionism in its penultimately rarest form, with distilnguished provenance. Book in very fine condition with only a few tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of illlustrated front, back covers & spine; very slight browning to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only very slight browning mostly at blank margins/edges of page leaves. Dust jacket (which precisely duplicates cover boards & spine) relatively quite fine with very light rubbing, faint scratching to front, back covers, spine & flaps; mild wear & some tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same incl. a few chips, areas of wear with miniscule-to-minor loss of paper, surface paper. An extra handling fee will be added for shipping due to the size & weight of this item. Very Fine / Fine. [Item #6222]

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