An examination of the art movement known as Realism from its beginnings in the mid-1800s to its decline in the late 1800s, including an introduction to great artists and works.
Part of the Movements in Art series
From century to century, decade to decade, art is always evolving. This series looks at some of the most prominent and influential periods of change in the history of art, from the ornateness of Baroque art to the commercialism of Late Modernism. Accented by vibrant photos and artwork, each book examines key artists, famous works, and the birth and decline of the featured movement.