Nineteenth-Century European Painting
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Influenced by waves of political, military and social change, 19th- century Europe saw a greater range of artistic subjects and styles than any era before it. In this magnificent volume, William Rau presents a comprehensive guide to this era of 'remarkable artistic dynamism and diversity', with lavishly illustrated chapters on movements ranging chronologically from the Barbizon School and Romanticism to Post-Impressionist painting; and on motifs including landscape, maritime, costume and Belle Epoque painting. Slip- cased.