Monet At ÉTretat
MONET AT ÉTRETAT studies a period of the artist’s work during the mid-1880s, when he traveled to the town of Étretat on the Normandy coast for extended painting sojourns. It accompanies an exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum (to Oct 17). The book features works by Claude Monet and his contemporaries Gustave Courbet, Camille Corot and Eugène Boudin, along with photographs and historical material. Author Chiyo Ishikawa, former SAM curator of European painting, places Monet’s Étretat works within the context of his artistic ambitions and frustrations at a key moment in his life and career. Through biographical context, the book o ers a vivid account of Monet’s artistic progression during this pivotal time.
Available at the Seattle Art Museum
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