Manet and Monet—The Birth of Impressionism
Lecture no. 42 from the course: A History of European Art
Taught by Professor William Kloss | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
In this lecture, you look at two French artists: Manet, who has been seen as the wellspring of Modernism, and Monet, whose Impression: Sunrise gave the name to the new style. You examine elements in their paintings that point to a radical break with art of the past.