This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the subject of modern painting, being an exploration of its tendency and meaning. With fascinating historical information and a thorough analysis of the development of art throughout the ages, this is a volume that will appeal to those with a keen interest in art history. Contents include: "Ancient and Modern Art", "Precursors of the New Era", "Édouard Manet", "The Early Impressionists", "Auguste Renoir", "Paul Cézanne", "The Neo-impressionists", "Cauguin and the Pont-aven School", "Degas and his Circle", "Henri-Matisse", "Picasso and Curism", "Futurism", "Synchronism", "The Lesser Moderns", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1922.