Cover image for The Impressionists the other French revolution.
Title:
The Impressionists the other French revolution.
Author:
Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[New York? N.Y.] : A&E Television Networks ; New York, NY : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2001.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 100 min. each) : sound, color ; 3 3/4 in.
Summary:
"Tells the story of the first truly modern artistic movement, focusing on five of its most important practitioners, Renoir, Monet, Degas, Pissarro, and Morisot. Their determination to remain true to their convictions--and the price they paid as a result--is vididly captured in their own words, taken from letters and diaries, while the world's foremost authorities offer fascinating insights into their lives and work"--Container.
General Note:
"A presentation of History Television Productions and Cobblestone Films in association with A&E Television Networks".

DVD format.

DVD features: interactive art gallery ; artist timelines ; interactive menu ; scence selection.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc 1: Road to Impressinism ; Disc 2: Capturing the moment.
Reading Level:
Not rated.
Added Uniform Title:
Impressionists (Television program)
ISBN:
9780767038003

9780767037990

9780767037983
Format :
DVD

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This documentary tells the story of the first modern artistic movement through the eyes of its five leading practitioners: Degas, Monet, Renoir, Morisot, and Pissarro. Drawing on the words of the artists as recorded in letters and diaries, along with commentary from leading curators, painters, and historians. The Impressionists is a sweeping chronicle that goes far beyond the famous paintings to explore the lives of the artists themselves.


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Venturing from the garrets and cafes of 19th century Paris to the galleries where their priceless works are displayed today. This video tells the story of the first truly modern artistic movement, focusing on five of its most famous practitioners.


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