The Grove Dictionary of Art
From Monet to Cézanne : Late 19th-century French ArtistsBook - 2000
The late 19th century in France is indisputably the most popular period in the history of Western Art. This book gathers together more than 300 in-depth biographies of artists from this ground-breaking era. It highlights the work of painters who brought about the artistic revolutions of Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism -- from Millet to Courbet, to household names such as Monet, Manet, and Renoir, as well as Cezanne and Gaugin. Sculptors and graphic artists, among them Rodin and Toulouse-Lautrec, are also included.