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Impressionist Still Life
by Eliza E. Rathbone, George M. Shackelford
Famous for outdoor scenes bathed in light, the impressionists are hard to imagine as dedicated still-life painters. By and large, they weren't. But Monet's rare small paintings of flowers were snapped up by contemporary collectors. And several artists who exhibited with the impressionists, influenced them, or were influenced by them--including Manet, van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cézanne... (Amazon.com)
Sister Wendy's Impressionist Masterpieces: Sister Wendy Beckett's Selection of the Greatest Impressionist Paintings
by Wendy Beckett, et al

One of the world's best-loved art historians, Sister Wendy Beckett combines her deep knowledge of art history with her unique powers of observation to create a personal anthology of over 50 Impressionist masterpieces...
American Impressionism, 2nd Edition
by William H. Gerdts

This exquisitely produced volume contains masterpieces by artists such as John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, and Helen Turner. The paintings, reproduced in full color, are accompanied by text exploring the genesis of American impressionist painting. William H. Gerdts examines the relationship of American impressionism to French impressionism, and then follows the Americans as they developed distinctive regional styles... (Amazon.com)
California Impressionism
by William H. Gerdts, Will South

Until now ... a definitive work on California impressionism did not exist. ... [C]opious, thorough, interesting, and readable. The authors perform an admirable job of tracing the roots of California impressionism, relating it to the American impressionist movement and describing its distinguishing characteristics... (Bloomsbury Review, July/August 1999)
California Impressionists
by Susan Landauer (Editor), et al

The years around the turn of the century were a dynamic time in American art. Different and seemingly contradictory movements were evolving, and the dominant style that emerged during this period was Impressionism. Based in part on the broken brushwork and high-keyed palette of Claude Monet, it was a form especially suited to the dramatic landscape and shimmering light of California...
Impressionists in Winter: Effets De Neige
by Charles S. Moffett (Editor), et al

It may seem eccentric to gather together paintings according to the season they depict, but this large, handsome volume will make readers wonder why no one thought of it before. Winter is different from the other three seasons, with its extraordinary range of color and light--from subtle grays and pinks to deep blues and yellows--and the distinct absence of that difficult color, green. This book, the catalog of an exhibition at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.... (Amazon.com)

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