About this book
Vivid, intimate and evocative exploration of the hidden personal lives of the great Impressionist painters including Manet, Monet , Pissarro, Cezanne, Renoir and Sisley. The book is beautifully illustrated throughout and reads like a novel.
Shows how the early leaders of the group first met in the Paris studios and lived and worked closely together for nearly twenty years. Painting outdoors, meeting in cafes, they supported each other and shared emotional and financial difficulties. This account takes us into their homes as well as their studios and describes their private affairs.