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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

Images and text courtesy Erudition

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