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The Impressionists' Japan

‘Reading books is like looking at paintings: without doubting, without hesitating, with self-assurance, one must find beautiful that which is beautiful.’
Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo, Etten, 5 August 1881

The Impressionists' Japan

The Impressionists' Japan

The Impressionists' Japan

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Get colouring with the Impressionists and discover the influence of Japanese art in Europe. The Impressionist painters are fascinated by Japan: its pure lines, shapes and new techniques. What is Japonisme? Monet and Van Gogh collect Japanese prints. How sophisticated! Geishas in kimonos, trees in flower, golden screens, series of mountain landscapes. Cut and paste? Claude Monet has a Japanese bridge built in his garden. Van Gogh copies Japanese prints and seeks somewhere like this perfect place for painters. What masterpieces does he produce?

Specs

Paperback, 24 pages.

Article number:
325317
Brand:
Catherine de Duve | Kate'Art Editions
Length:
27 cm
Width:
22 cm
Height:
0.4 cm
Weight:
170 gram
ISBN:
9782875751218

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