OverviewStep into the revolutionary lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the most comprehensive guidebook to impressionism for the armchair traveler, lovers of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful full-color photos and maps, this unique guide combines an introduction to late 19th-century art history with reproductions of famous impressionist masterpieces, walking tours, and detailed listings of the city's art-related sites. It provides a complete background course on impressionism, with comprehensive biographies and engaging essays about the movement; listings for 150 must-see impressionist paintings in Paris with the stories behind the art; easy-to-follow tours of where the artists lived and found inspiration; and an extended-travel journey through the French countryside, exploring Normandy and the quaint Paris suburbs.
Reviews"This handy guide to Impressionist painting in Paris and Normandy features biographies of major artists, museum tour guides and walking tours of places where painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh and Caillebotte lived and worked." —roadscholar.org
Author BiographyMuseyon Guides are visually oriented travel guides, accessibly written for the greenhorn as well as the aficionado, featuring academic-quality information on artistic and cultural interests and obsessions. They are based in New York City.