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Monet'S Garden in Art

Debra N. Mancoff

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Frances Lincoln Publisher
01 February 2016
Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)
Monet's garden was a private haven where domestic pleasure, artistic vision and aesthetic delight converged. It became as powerful a passion in his life as painting - he chose his planting schemes as carefully as he chose colours for his palette. It was also the inspiration for his art, and the subject of some of his greatest paintings.

Exploring his vision of the world of beauty he brought into being, Debra Mancoff shows how Monet's endeavours as a gardener were part of his identity as a painter and how his artistic vision drew strength from his passion for his garden.
By:   Debra N. Mancoff
Imprint:   Frances Lincoln Publisher
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 245mm,  Width: 192mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   690g
ISBN:   9780711237810
ISBN 10:   0711237816
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   01 February 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
CONTENTS Introduction Chapter 1 - Home and Garden Chapter 2 - New Roots at Giverny Chapter 3 - The Water Garden Chapter 4 - Landscapes of Water Chapter 5 - Friends and Followers Chapter 6 - Sanctuary of Flowers Chapter 7 - Restful Waters The Garden Today Who's Who Selected Bibliography Index Acknowledgements

DEBRA N. MANCOFF is an art historian and the author of more than twenty books on European and American art and culture. She lectures regularly at many of the major museums in the United States and Great Britain. Based in Chicago, she is a Scholar-in-Residence at the Newberry Library.

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