In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet
The Forest of Fontainebleau, located about 50 miles southeast of Paris, held a singular place in nineteenth century art. Alternately called 'savage', 'wild', 'romantic', and 'beautiful' by visitors, Fontainebleau's topography was viewed in various ways that reflected the sensibilities of the time.
This is the first English language publication to examine the significance of the region to the plein air tradition in France. This book about 19th century French art highlights four pivotal figures in the evolution of landscape painting: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Theodore Rousseau, Jean-Francois Millet, and Claude Monet.
It integrates into this history the photographers who worked at Fontainebleau, including Eugene Cuvelier and Gustave Le Gray, and explores the role the forest played in the development of early photography.
This book about French art history also considers the reception of paintings of Fontainebleau at the Salons and the influence of Fountainebleau on the advent of Impressionism.
This art history book is one of many art books available from the National Gallery, which include art history books, art exhibition catalogues and gift books.
|publisher||Yale University Press|
|Dimensions||300 X 250|
UK Standard Delivery
Delivery within 10 days with Royal Mail 48. More information on delivery
Delivery within 15 days. More information on delivery
UK Express - Signed Delivery
Delivery within 5 days. More information on delivery
Free Click & Collect
Buy online and collect in-store. Simple and convenient. More information on Click & Collect
We hope that you will love everything you buy from us, however, if you're not completely happy with your order you can return it to us within 14 days of receipt.
Exceptions apply to made-to-order products. More information on Returns & Refunds
Email when in stock
Please enter your email address below and we will contact you when it comes back in stock.
We will send you an email when this product arrives in stock.