List of illustrations

  • The Forest of Compiègne (Forêt de Compiègne)
  • Old Man Seated on a Trunk
  • The Sower
  • A Morning, Dance of the Nymphs
  • Seascape (The Mediterranean with Mount Agde)
  • Twilight
  • Woodgatherers at the Edge of the Forest
  • La Grenouillère
  • Landscape, Auvers (Quartier Four, Auvers-sur-Oise)
  • Cliffs of the Petites Dalles
  • Overcast Day at Saint-Mammès
  • Grand Canal, Venice
  • Cap Martin, near Menton
  • Antibes (Afternoon Effect)
  • Picture gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, view to the northeast
  • Harvesters Resting (Ruth and Boaz)
  • Young Shepherdess
  • Picture gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, view to the southeast
  • Automedon with the Horses of Achilles
  • Self Portrait
  • The Belated Kid
  • The Quarry (La Curée)
  • Monet Painting by the Edge of Wood
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Wheatfield (Noonday Rest)
  • Boulevard Saint-Denis, Argenteuil, in Winter
  • View of the Seine, Lavacourt
  • Valley of the Creuse (Gray Day)
  • Yoshitsune's Horse-washing Falls at Yoshino in Yamato Province (Washû Yoshino Yoshitsune uma arai no taki)
  • Valley of the Petite Creuse
  • Orchestra Musicians
  • Italian Landscape with Bathers
  • At the Villa Farnese, Houses Among the Trees
  • Monte Cavo from Lake Albano
  • Study of a Great Tree, near Civita Castellana
  • Rocky Landscape
  • Italian Hills
  • Landscape in the South of France
  • A Large Patch of Coltsfoot (Les Grandes Tussilages)
  • Landscape with a Temple of Bacchus
  • The Bay of Naples
  • Landscape, Tivoli
  • Bohemians Going to a Fête
  • Cattle Descending the Jura
  • Farm at Recouvrières, Nièvre
  • Forest of Fontainebleau
  • Country Village with Church and Bridge
  • Farmland with a Pond and Trees
  • Twilight
  • Morning near Beauvais
  • Souvenir of a Meadow at Brunoy
  • Young Woman and Death (La Jeune Fille et la Mort)
  • Mother and Child in a Wooded Landscape
  • The Gardens of Horace (Les Jardins d'Horace)
  • Pool in the Forest
  • Edge of the Woods (Plain of Barbizon near Fontainebleau)
  • Banks of the Sèvre (Vendée)
  • The Oak Tree of the Rock, Forest of Fontainebleau
  • Cherry Tree at La Plante-à-Biau (Le Cerisier de la Plante-à-Biau)
  • A Pond in a Forest
  • Sleeping Peasants near Fields (Parable of the Weeds)
  • Lane in Fog, Arras
  • At the site La Reine Blanche, Forest of Fontainebleau (A la Reine Blanche, Fontainebleau)
  • Boundary of Barbizon (Bornage de Barbizon)
  • Cart in Forest Path
  • Harbor View
  • Stormy Weather (Temps d'orage)
  • Rouen
  • Cloudy Sky—The Mediterranean with Mount Agde
  • Douarnenez, A Fishing Village in Brittany
  • Path in the Bois de Boulogne
  • The Baths of Apollo, Versailles (Bassin d'Apollon)
  • Field outside Paris
  • Windswept Meadow with Shepherd and Flock
  • Meadows and Low Hills
  • Black Panther Stalking a Herd of Deer
  • Hound Pointing
  • Stag and Doe
  • The Good Samaritan (Le Bon Samaritain)
  • Mountain Landscape with Army in a Rocky Gorge
  • Mountain Stream (Le Ruisseau des Gorges)
  • Fear (La Peur)
  • Bridge of Saint Bénézet, Avignon
  • Mer de Glâce, Chamonix
  • Alpine View (Mer de Glâce)
  • Stream in the Forest
  • Oaks and Wild Boars
  • Fox in the Hiding Place
  • Barn
  • Barnyard
  • Faggot Gatherers Returning from the Forest
  • End of the Day
  • Study for Shepherdess Knitting (La Grande Bergère)
  • Shepherdess Knitting (La Grande Bergère)
  • Farmstead near Vichy
  • Road from Malavaux, near Cusset (Near Cusset, Route du Malavaux)
  • End of the Hamlet of Gruchy
  • Priory at Vauville, Normandy
  • Rabbit Warren, Dawn
  • Primroses
  • Dandelions
  • Farmyard in Winter
  • Farmyard by Moonlight
  • Last Rays of Sun on a Field of Sainfoin
  • Bacchanal at the Spring: Souvenir of Marly-le-Roi
  • Bathers in a Clearing
  • Sketch to show how six paintings should be hung
  • Landscape, with large tree on left, two figures at right, one holding long pole
  • Landscape, with grove of trees at left, two men with long poles at right
  • Bacchante with a Panther
  • Château-Gaillard at Sunset
  • The Boat-Studio
  • Tree with Crows (L'Arbre aux Corbeaux)
  • The Ford (Le Gué)
  • Sunset
  • River Landscape with Houses and Bridge
  • Harbor at Honfleur
  • Harbor Scene in Holland
  • Fashionable Figures on the Beach
  • Rue de la Bavole, Honfleur
  • La Rue de la Bavolle à Honfleur
  • Early Snow at Louveciennes
  • At the Races in the Country
  • Race Horses at Longchamps
  • View of the Sea at Sunset
  • Broad Landscape
  • Cliffs on the Edge of the Sea
  • The Old Le Pollet Quarter of Dieppe
  • Ships in a Harbor
  • Pontoise, the Road to Gisors in Winter
  • Snow at Argenteuil
  • Entrance to the Village of Vétheuil in Winter
  • The Five Pines at Konakigawa
  • Sunlight on the Road, Pontoise
  • Waterworks at Marly
  • Camille Monet and a Child in the Artist's Garden in Argenteuil
  • Woman with a Parasol and Small Child on a Sunlit Hillside
  • The Railway
  • Beside the Sea
  • The Path Up The Hill
  • The Quarry at the Hermitage, Pontoise
  • Wooded Landscape at the Hermitage, Pontoise (Paysage sous bois, à L'Hermitage, Pontoise)
  • Wooded Landscape at the Hermitage, Pontoise (Paysage sous bois, à L'Hermitage, Pontoise)
  • Wooded Landscape at the Hermitage, Pontoise (Paysage sous bois, à L'Hermitage, Pontoise)
  • Twilight with Haystacks (Crépuscule avec meules)
  • Twilight with Haystacks (Crépuscule avec meules)
  • The Seine at Chatou
  • Road at La Cavée, Pourville
  • The Seine at Chatou (La Seine à Chatou)
  • The Sheltered Path
  • Seacoast at Trouville
  • Fisherman's Cottage on the Cliffs at Varengeville
  • Rocky Crags at L'Estaque
  • Landscape on the Coast, near Menton
  • Oak Trees in the Gorge of Apremont
  • Bottom of the Ravine
  • The Pond
  • Riverbank with Bathers
  • Morning on the Banks of the Sèvre at Clisson
  • Picnic on a Riverbank
  • Poppy Field in a Hollow near Giverny
  • Meadow with Haystacks near Giverny
  • Meadow at Giverny
  • Turn in the Road
  • Entrance to the Village of Osny
  • Turkey Girl
  • Young Female Peasant Leaning Against a Tree (The Shepherdess)
  • Gathering Fruit (L'espalier)
  • Church and Farm at Eragny (Eglise et ferme d'Eragny)
  • Cap d'Antibes, Mistral
  • Valley of the Creuse (Sunlight Effect)
  • Lake of Geneva and the Range of Mont-Blanc
  • Autumn Effect (Effet d'automne dans la montagne)
  • Landscape
  • Landscape
  • Landscape with Two Breton Women
  • Women Washing Clothes (Les Laveuses)
  • Breton Landscape (Paysage Breton)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts
  • The Chéruette Beacon at Low Tide, Saint-Briac, Brittany (La Balise Cheruette à marée basse, St Briac)
  • Ravine
  • Houses at Auvers
  • Evening at Saint-Privé
  • Farm Beside an Old Road
  • View of the Seine at Herblay
  • Saint-Cast
  • Riverside, the Seine to Herblay
  • Farmyard (Cour de la ferme)
  • Les Andelys
  • Boats (Les Bateaux)
  • Boats (Les Bateaux), detail
  • The Promenade (La Promenade)
  • Head of Woman, study for the painting Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
  • Girls Picking Flowers in a Meadow
  • Morning Sunlight on the Snow, Éragny-sur-Epte
  • Pastoral Make-Up (La toillette pastorale)
  • The Côte des Bœufs at L'Hermitage
  • Grainstack (Sunset)
  • Grainstack (Snow Effect)
  • Morning on the Seine, near Giverny
  • Remembrance of Mortefontaine
  • Tree (Arbre)
  • Boating (Le Canotage)
  • Woman in Red in a Landscape (Femme en rouge dans un paysage)
  • Crossing the Field (A Travers Champs)
  • Versailles Park
  • Centaur
  • Women and a White Horse
  • At the Foot of a Mountain (Fatata Te Moua)
  • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
  • The Water Lily Pond
  • Water Lilies
  • Water Lilies
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Description: Impressions of Light: The French Landscape from Corot to Monet
~Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot wrote to a friend in 1827, at the beginning of his career, “I have only one aim in life, which I wish to pursue steadfastly: it is to make landscapes.” Emerging from the revival of landscape art at the end of the eighteenth century, Corot and his colleagues were to revolutionize the depiction of light and nature in...
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~Impressions of Light grew out of an earlier project, an exhibition entitled Monet, Renoir, and the Impressionist Landscape, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on the occasion of the opening of the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1999. We are grateful to our colleagues in Nagoya, particularly Saeko Yamawaki and Makiko Yamada, for their...
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Impressions of Light presents a selection of more than eighty paintings and seventy works of graphic art by artists from Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot to Claude Monet, as well as by figures of the generations before and after them who shared their inspiration...
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Description: Impressions of Light: The French Landscape from Corot to Monet
Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes, born in Toulouse in 1750, was one of many French artists who went to Italy. These artists wanted to study the works of Renaissance masters and to absorb the flavor of the countryside around Rome that had inspired the great seventeenth-century French painters resident there, Claude Lorrain and Nicolas Poussin. Valenciennes went to Italy...
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