A major contribution to cultural history, as well as art history ....it will replace all previous studies. -- Linda Nochlin
Art book of the year. -- The Independent
Astonishes the reader with the extent of its probing inquiry into the work of Monet. -- Evening Standard
Dazzling ....I cannot imagine how we have done without it. -- Marina Vaizey, Financial Times
Spate scores on energy, inclusiveness, and her use of illustration... -- Observer
The fullest account possible of a complex and influential man. -- Artworld
About the Author
Virginia Spate holds the Chair in the Department of Fine Art at the Power Institute, University of Sydney.