Life Studies

Bibliography of Works Consulted


Beebe, Maurice. Ivory Towers and Sacred Fonts: The Artist as Hero in Fiction. New York: New York University, 1964.

Belolli, Andrea. A Day in the Country: Impressionism and the French Landscape. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Art Institute of Chicago, 1984.

Clark, Kenneth. Looking at Pictures. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960.

Cogniat, Raymond. The Century of the Impressionists. New York: Crown Publishers, 1967.

Courthion, Pierre. Impressionism. New York: Harry Abrams, Inc. 1977.

Crepaldi, Gabriele. The Impressionists. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2002.

Vasari, Giorgio. Lives of the Painters, Sculptors, and Architects. London: Dent; New York: Dutton, 1963.

Zeri, Federico. Behind the Image: The Art of Reading Paintings. London: Heinemann, 1990.


Bougault, Valerie. Montparnasse: Heyday of Modern Art, 1910-1940. Paris: Terrail, 1997.

Cain, George. Byways of Paris, with Maps. NY: Duffield, 1912.

Chambrun, Rene. I Saw France Fall: Will She Rise Again? New York: William Morrow, 1940.

Courthion, Pierre. Paris in Our Time, From Impressionism to the Present Day. Lausanne: Skira, 1957.

Galignani's Illustrated Paris Guide. Paris: Galignani Library; New York: Putnam, 1882.

Haight, Mary Ellen. Walks in Gertrude Stein's Paris. Salt Lake City, UT: Peregrine Smith Books, 1988.

Mamerton, Philip. Paris in Old and Present Times. Boston: Robert Brothers, 1885.

Hansen, Arlen. Expatriate Paris, Cultural and Literary Guide to the Paris of the 1920's. New York: Arcade, 1990 (an excellent source).

Sala, George. Paris Herself Again in 1878-9. London: Viztelly; New York: Scribner and Welford, 1882.

Sussman, George. Selling Mothers' Milk: The Wet-Nursing Business in France. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1982.


Paul Cézanne

Canaday, John. The Lives of the Painters, vol. 3. New York: Norton, 1969.

Murphy, Richard. The World of Cézanne. 1839-1906. New York: Time-Life Books, 1968.

Rilke, Rainier Maria. Letters on Cézanne. New York: Fromm International Publishing Corp., 1985 (originally published as Briefe uber Cézanne, Frankfurt: Insel Verlag, 1952).

Vincent Van Gogh

Hammacher, A. M. Genius and Disaster: The Ten Creative Years of Vincent van Gogh. New York: Harry Abrams.

Lubin, Albert. Stranger on Earth: A Psychological Biography of Vincent van Gogh. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1972,

Schapiro, Meyer. Vincent Van Gogh. New York: Harry Abrams.

Van Gogh, Vincent. The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh. Boston, New York, London: Little, Brown and Company, 2000.

Edouard Manet

Bataille, Georges. Manet: Biographical and Critical Study. New York: Skira, 1955.

Brombert, Beth. Edouard Manet: Rebel in a Frock Coat. Boston: Little, Brown, 1996.

Courthion, Pierre. Manet. New York: Abrams, 1962.

Courthion, Pierre. Portrait of Manet by Himself and His Contemporaries.

Lipton, Eunice. Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Nortorious Model and Her Own Desire. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1992.

Mauner, George. Manet: Painter-Philosopher: A Study of the Painter's Themes. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edouard Manet: Painter of Modern Life.

Rey, Robert. Manet. New York: Hyperion Press, 1935.

Schneider, Pierre. The World of Manet, 1832-1883. New York: Time-Life Books, 1968.

Amadeo Modigliani

Alloway. Lawrence. Venice Biennale, 1885-1968. Greenwich, CT: NY Graphic Society, 1968.

Bougault, Valerie. Montparnasse: Heyday of Modern Art, 1910-40.

Hubbard, Helen. Modigliani and the Painters of Montparnasse. New York: McCall Publishing Co., 1970.

Modigliani, Jeanne. Modigliani: Man and Myth. New York: Orion Press (distributed by Crown Publishers, 1958).

Rose, June. Modigliani: The Pure Bohemian. London: Constable, 1990.

Zuccotti, Susan. Italians and the Holocaust: Persecution, Rescue, and Survival. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Claude Monet

Dixon Annette, Carole McNamara and Charles Stuckey. Monet at Vétheuil: The Turning Point. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 1998.

Guilland, Jacqueline and Maurice, eds. Claude Monet at the Time of Giverny. Paris: Guilland Editions, 1983.

Holmes, Caroline. Monet at Giverny. UK: Cassell, 2001.

Joyes, Claire. Claude Monet: Life at Giverny. New York: Vendome Press, 1985.

Kendall, Richard, ed. Monet by Himself. London: Macdonald Orbis, 1989.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Monet's Years at Giverny: Beyond Impressionism. New York: Harry Abrams, 1978.

Perry, Lilla Cabot. "Reminiscences of Claude Monet from 1889 to 1909." American Magazine of Art, XVIII, #3, March 1927, p. 119-125.

Shore, Stephen. The Gardens of Giverny: A View of Monet's World. Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1983.

Spate, Virginia. Claude Monet: Life and Work. New York: Rizzoli, 1992.

Stuckey, Charles. Monet's Water Lilies. New York: Park Lane, 1988.

Tucker, Paul H. Claude Monet: Life and Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.

Wildenstein, Daniel. Claude Monet: Biographie et Catalog Raisonné, vol. 1.

Berthe Morisot

Commins, Dorothy. Lullabies of the World. New York: Random House, 1967.

Ray, Jean Dominique. Berthe Morisot. New York: Crown, 1982.

Shennan, Margaret. Berthe Morisot: The First Lady of Impressionism. Glostershire: Sutton, 1996.

August Renoir

Hanson, Lawrence. Renoir: The Man, the Painter, and His World. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1968.

House, John, with Anne Distel and Lawrence Gowing. Renoir. New York, Abrams, 1985.

Renoir, Jean. Renoir: My Father. Boston: Little, Brown. 1962.

Georges Seurat

Courthion, Pierre. Georges Seurat. New York: Harry Abrams, 1988.