Impressionism: A Legacy of Light by Carol Strickland, published by Erudition, May 2015

Masterpieces of Art is a series of eBook “tours” featuring multimedia content and interactive functionality to reveal the story behind major art movements. Impressionism: A Legacy of Light by Carol Strickland is the first publication in the series. It gives an overview of the accomplishments, contributions and innovations of a movement which represented the first departure from the Renaissance tradition of illusionistic art and ultimately paved the way for twentieth-century Modernism.

Claude Monet (French, 1840 - 1926 ), The Japanese Footbridge, 1899, oil on canvas, Gift of Victoria Nebeker Coberly, in memory of her son John W. Mudd, and Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg

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Images and text courtesy Erudition