Inspiring Impressionism: The Impressionists and the Art of the Past


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Edited by Ann Dumas. Published by Denver Art Museum, 2007. First edition. Hardcover, cloth. Quarto. 279pp. 217 color and 12 b/w illustrations. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Laid in is 1pp. illustration of Claude Lorraine painting that was mistakenly omitted from original publication and two tickets to the exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum.

“‘Inspiring Impressionism’ explores links between Impressionists and the major European art-historical movements that came before them, demonstrating how often beneath the Impressionists’ commitment to capturing contemporary life there lay a deep exploration of the art of the past”