The Impressionists The Other French Revolution
. New Video. New York, 2001. A fascinating collection of four videos, produced by A&E.com, telling the story of the first truly modern artistic movement Impressionism with insights into the lives and work of its painters.
Alliez, Alain, Nathalie Laudat.
The Grand Louvre The Palace, The Collections, The New Rooms
. Beaux Arts S.A., Paris, France, 1997. A catalogue of present day Louvre Museum with descriptions and comments by a host of art critics and the curator.
Blodgett, Harold W. & Bradley Sculley.
Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass The Comprehensive Reader's Edition
. W.W. Norton & Co., Inc. New York, 1965. A comprehensive collection of the poetry of Walt Whitman with photographs and engravings.
Cooper, Helen A.
Thomas Eakins The Rowing Pictures
. Yale University Press. New Haven, 1996. A collection of paintings from the first exhibition of Eakins' rowing pictures, tracing his development in art from the beginning of his career.
Distel, Anne, Douglas W. Druick, Gloria Groom, Rudolphe Rapetti.
Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist
. Abbeyville Press. New York, 1995.
. Harvard University Press, 1982. A rich collection of the life and works of Gustave Caillebotte, based upon the Chicago exhibition in 1995, of 89 of his paintings and 28 drawings from private and public collections in Europe and the United States.
Dufour, Philippe, Thalie Goetz, Michèle Haddad, Manuel Jover, Caroline Larroche, Caroline Naphegyi.
. Beaux Arts S.A., Paris, France, 1996. A catalogue of present day Orsay Museum, with descriptions and comments by a host of art critics and the curator.
Herbert, Robert L.
Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society
. Yale University Press. New Haven, 1998. An in-depth look at Paris during the time of the Impressionists, including a complete time-line of artists in historical context. Included are sections on all aspects of society and the art of the Impressionists.
Meyer, Susan E.
First Impressions Edgar Degas
. Harry. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1994. A very readable biography of the artist and his time. Includes 39 paintings and several of his sculptures. With photographs of the artist.
Wood, James N.
Master Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago
. The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, 1999. A broad sampling of the Art Institute's world-renowned collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, with detailed analyses of the works.