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Impressionist Quartet Impressionist Quartet Draws Us Into The Inner Lives Of A Core Group Of Mid Nineteenth Century Artists Edouard Manet, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, And Berthe Morisot Known, Collectively, As The Impressionists Derided By Critics, Sneered At By Contemporaries, Their Work Sold For Pittances They Were Either Marginalized Or Dismissed Altogether By The French Art Establishment And, To Some Degree, Their Iconic Works Have Eclipsed ThemPortraying Them As Individuals And As Fellow Conspirators In A New Way Of Seeing And Representing The World, Jeffrey Meyers Brings To Life This Most Popular And Influential Group Of Painters In The Entire History Of Art The Result Is An Accessible And Wonderfully Illuminating Book That Offers Readers A Fresh Way Of Looking At These Artists And The Priceless, Timeless Masterpieces They Created


10 thoughts on “Impressionist Quartet

  1. says:

    This reads like a bore of a history book without any new value tointeresting descriptions of these four artists It is mostly tedious descriptions of famous paintings It would have been best to provide links to the works so the aesthetics are left to the reader freeing the author t


  2. says:

    A very secondary book I d hoped to learnabout the relationships between Manet Morisot, and especially Cassatt and Degasbut there is little here that I haven t found presented elsewhere, and in far less tedious terms For a book on four painters, there is a notable lack of reproduced pain


  3. says:

    This was so disappointing and I wanted to like it Each artist is written about in isolation These four artist do pop up in stories about each other but only when their paths crossed, not in any meaningful way If you re going to name this book Impressionist Quartet, one assumes their stories w


  4. says:

    Meyers is an accomplished scholar, biographer and editor, with highly regarded studies of Katherine Mansfield, Somerset Maugham, D.H Lawrence and other literary lions to his credit Writing about the impressionists is a perfect match for his talents because of the intimate relationship of art and le


  5. says:

    I dislike authors that insist of describing works of art in detail and not illustrating the work Because of this I only made it to chapter 5 and then gave up.


  6. says:

    If you like the Impressionists, you ll love this book Written on the person from a human and not artistic perspective.


  7. says:

    learnedabout Manet IN 1st 10 pages than ever knew


  8. says:

    Wonderful profiles of Manet and Morisot, Degas and Cassatt I absolutely fell in love with Manet.


  9. says:

    well written


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