Chevreul and Impressionism: A reappraisal

Roque, Georges
March 1996
Art Bulletin;Mar1996, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
Examines a debated question concerning the influence of Chevreul's law of simultaneous contrast on Impressionism. Practice adopted by Impressionists when painting the subjective effects of contrast; Impressionists' use of their knowledge of color theory in their paintings; Challenge to the standard account.


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