Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism

Michel Hilaire, Kimberly Jones

The paintings of Frédéric Bazille (1841–1870) were rediscovered after the turn of the nineteenth-century by art critics and curators who credited the artist as an important pioneer in the development of Impressionism. Tracing his artistic career from its inception—including his links to Manet, Monet, Renoir, and Cézanne—this book unveils Bazille’s complete painted works.
Organized both thematically and chronologically, this monograph also features facsimiles of the artist’s personal letters interspersed throughout the book on special paper inserts, and it is completed with a comprehensive bibliography, a list of works, and maps detailing his life in Montpellier and Paris.

ISBN-13: 9782080202857

334 pagina's, 250 illustraties, 22,5 × 30,5 cm, hardcover, Engels

Musée d'Orsay, National Gallery of Art & Flammarion, 2016
€ 45.00