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The Resource Mad enchantment : Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies, Ross King

Mad enchantment : Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies, Ross King

Label
Mad enchantment : Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies
Title
Mad enchantment
Title remainder
Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies
Statement of responsibility
Ross King
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Among all of Monet's creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Monet himself intended them to provide "an asylum of peaceful meditation." Yet, as King reveals, these beautiful canvases belie the intense frustration Monet experienced at the difficulties of capturing the fugitive effects of light, water, and color. They also reflect the terrible personal torments Monet suffered in the last dozen years of his life. By early 1914 French newspapers were reporting that Monet had retired his brushes, yet at 73 he began perhaps his most ambitious project
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Ross
Dewey number
759.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monet, Claude
  • Monet, Claude
  • Water lilies in art
Label
Mad enchantment : Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies, Ross King
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Tiger and the Hedgehog -- Du Côté de Chez Monet -- Landscapes of Water -- A Great Project -- Into the Unknown -- A Grande Décoration -- A Grand Atelier -- Under Fire -- A State of Impossible Anxiety -- The Smile of Reims -- The Weeping Willow -- This Terrible, Grand, and Beautiful Hour -- An Old Man Mad About Painting -- Men of Impeccable Taste -- A Grand Donation -- A Most Ardent Admirer -- The Luminous Abyss -- The Fatal Protuberance -- The Soul's Dark Cottage -- "Send Your Slipper to the Stars"
Control code
ocn932463363
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 403 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632860125
Lccn
2015049404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)932463363
Label
Mad enchantment : Claude Monet and the painting of the water lilies, Ross King
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Tiger and the Hedgehog -- Du Côté de Chez Monet -- Landscapes of Water -- A Great Project -- Into the Unknown -- A Grande Décoration -- A Grand Atelier -- Under Fire -- A State of Impossible Anxiety -- The Smile of Reims -- The Weeping Willow -- This Terrible, Grand, and Beautiful Hour -- An Old Man Mad About Painting -- Men of Impeccable Taste -- A Grand Donation -- A Most Ardent Admirer -- The Luminous Abyss -- The Fatal Protuberance -- The Soul's Dark Cottage -- "Send Your Slipper to the Stars"
Control code
ocn932463363
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 403 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632860125
Lccn
2015049404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)932463363

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