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Color, line, light : French drawings, watercolors, and pastels from Delacroix to Signac

Author: Margaret Morgan Grasselli; Andrew Robison; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Musée des impressionnismes (Giverny, France)
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Gallery of Art, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : National government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Spanning the period from romanticism to neo-impressionism, this book reveals the extraordinary richness, diversity, and inventiveness that fueled a remarkably creative period of French drawing--called "the paper century" in the opening essay. Brilliant drawings, watercolors, and pastels by Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, and Georges Seurat as well as by many of their peers allow for a close  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Named Person: James T Dyke
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Morgan Grasselli; Andrew Robison; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Musée des impressionnismes (Giverny, France)
ISBN: 9783791352282 3791352288 9780894683763 0894683764
OCLC Number: 779607313
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in association with the Musée des impressionnismes, Giverny, held at the Musée des impressionnismes, July 27-Oct. 31, 2012, and at the National Gallery, Jan. 27-May 26, 2013.
Description: xiii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: The paper century : French drawing in the 1800s / Richard R. Brettell --
The romantic impulse / Victor Carlson --
Rendering reality : the natural landscape and everyday life / Margaret Morgan Grasselli --
Impressionist drawings / Marina Ferretti Bocquillon --
The Nabis and Symbolists / Elizabeth Easton --
Neo-Impressionist drawings / Marina Ferretti Bocquillon.
Other Titles: French drawings, watercolors, and pastels from Delacroix to Signac
Responsibility: editors, Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Andrew Robison ; introduction, Richard R. Brettell ; essays, Victor Carlson, Elizabeth Easton, Marina Ferretti Bocquillon, Margaret Morgan Grasselli.

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