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Author Herbert, Robert L., 1929-

Title Impressionism : art, leisure, and Parisian society / Robert L. Herbert
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1988


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Description xix, 324 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents Chronology. Paris and the Impressionists -- Paris transformed -- Impressionism and naturalism -- Café and café-concert -- Theater, opera, and dance -- Parks, racetracks, and gardens -- Suburban leisure -- At the seaside -- Conclusion. Impressionism, leisure, and modern society
Summary A social history of Impressionist art examining how it fit into the social and cultural life of the times
Analysis 11030 paintings French 1860-1900 p0030 special subjects q1030 France p1030 Paris 60030 critical studies
Painting, French
Painting, Modern 19th century France Paris
Paris (Fran in art
Impressionism (Art)
Leisure activities
Overseas item
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 314-319
Includes index
Subject Amusements in art.
Impressionism (Art) -- France -- Paris.
Leisure in art.
Painters -- France -- Paris -- Biography.
Painting, French -- France -- Paris -- 19th century.
Painting, French -- 19th century.
Painting, French -- France -- Paris.
Painting, French -- 19th century -- France -- Paris.
Paris (France) -- Biography.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 87029467
ISBN 0300042620
0300050836 (paperback)