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Capturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes

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Capturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes - Kopp, Edouard
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This lovely book highlights key moments of the French landscape tradition from its emergence in the 1600s to its preeminence in the 1800s. The selection of drawings from the Getty's collection shows a variety of techniques, functions, and styles, and includes examples by Francois Boucher, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Lorrain, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Camille Pissarro, Theodore Rousseau, and Georges Seurat. Together these images reveal a fascinating tension between a passion for the real and the quest for an ideal. The author ...

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Capturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes 2009, Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892369959

Hardcover