Gauguin and Impressionism

Gauguin and Impressionism

By: Richard R. Brettell (author), Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark (author)Paperback

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Paul Gauguin was introduced into the Impressionist circle by Camille Pissarro and contributed major works to five of the eight Impressionist exhibitions between 1879 and 1886. During these years, he transformed himself from a banker-stockbroker into a professional artist and from a family man into a solitary searcher for artistic, moral, and spiritual truths. Yet this vital period of Gauguin's life has usually been dismissed as an awkward prelude to his brilliant career as an anti-Impressionist. This handsomely illustrated book reconsiders Gauguin's apprenticeship as an Impressionist and reassesses his contributions to the movement through the extraordinarily subtle and beautiful paintings, sculpture, and ceramic works he created during the years before 1887.

About Author

Richard R. Brettell is Margaret McDermott Distinguished Professor of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas and the author of Pissarro and Pontoise, The Impressionist and the City, and Monet to Moore, all published by Yale University Press. Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark is director of the Ordrupgaard Museum in Copenhagen.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780300134346
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780300134346
  • ISBN10: 0300134347

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