Public parks, private gardens : Paris to Provence / Colta Ives ; [edited by Cynthia Clark and Emily Walter].
- New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 
- New Haven ; London : Distributed by Yale University Press
xi, 204 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
- Parks in art -- Exhibitions.
Gardens in art -- Exhibitions.
Landscape painting, French -- France -- Paris -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Landscape painting, French -- France -- Provence -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Impressionism (Art) -- France -- Exhibitions.
Post-impressionism (Art) -- France -- Exhibitions.
Gardens in art.
Landscape painting, French.
Parks in art.
France -- Paris.
France -- Provence.
- Exhibition catalogs.
- The transformation of Paris during the 19th century into a city of tree-lined boulevards and public parks both redesigned the capital and inspired the era's great Impressionist artists. This exhibition includes masterworks by artists such as Bonnard, Cassatt, Cezanne, Corot, Daumier, Van Gogh, Manet, Matisse, Monet and Seurat, who painted parks and gardens as part of contemporary life. The author provides new insights into these works and that specificaly creative period in France's history.
- Published in conjunction with "Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence," on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from March 12 through July 29, 2018.
Editors taken from title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John Dixon Hunt Fund.
- Clark, Cynthia, editor.
Walter, Emily, editor.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), issuing body, host institution.
John Dixon Hunt Fund.
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