Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Category Historical Fiction

Below is a wonderful list of the best historical fiction novels for fans of impressonism and lovers of books!

Lie on your bed or on your favorite couch & go back in time to 19th century Paris. These wonderful novels will transport you to the famous Montmartre village where painters, poets, musicians, dancers, writers and bohemians gathered in smoke-filled cafes and sipping absinthe in bars.

You will meet these young emerging artists who were still unknown and struggling to make ends meet.

You will read the stories about Degas, Monet, Renoir, Morisot, Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec, Valadon and her son Utrillo, Cassatt and many more. They all shared ideas and experimented with new painting styles. Together they started new art movements & rocked the traditional art world of Paris to smithereens!

Share with me your best historical fiction novels about the 19th century artists that do not appear on my list!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Wonderful Art Historical Fiction Recommendations

Fabulous Historical Fiction Recommendations About the French Impressionists Below is a list of our top historical fiction recommendations about the revolutionary French impressionists and post-impressionists. Lie on your bed or on your favorite couch & go back in time to… Continue Reading →

A Wonderful Book Set in Paris by Stanley Meisler

A Fabulous Non-Fiction Book Set in Paris called: Shock­ing Paris by Stanely Meisler The Fascinating Story of the Jewish Painters in the Paris Post-Impressionism Era Shocking Paris: Sou­tine, Cha­gall and the Out­siders of Montparnasse by Stan­ley Meisler is a fabulous… Continue Reading →

A Novel about the Wife of Modigliani-Jeanne Hebuterne

Into the Darkness Laughing – A Great Read about the Wife of Modigliani-Jeanne Hebuterne The book called: Into the Darkness Laughing focuses on the story of the common-law wife of Modigliani, Jeanne Hebuterne. It is through Jeanne Hebuterne’s eyes, that… Continue Reading →

Irving Stone Books About Famous Artists

Amazing Irving Stone Books about Very Famous Artists Irving Stone wrote three amazing books about the lives of famous artists: Vincent Van Gogh in Lust for Life, Michelangelo in The Agony and the Ecstasy and Camille Pissarro in Depths of… Continue Reading →

Great Historical Fiction Books about Van Gogh

Great Historical Fiction Books about the Tragic Life of Van Gogh Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionism artist. In his lifetime, Van Gogh sold one painting only. This frustrated him and he felt that he was an absolute… Continue Reading →

A Disturbing Memoir About Pablo Picasso by Francoise Gilot

Francoise Gilot’s Memoir “Life With Picasso” Francoise Gilot’s book “Life With Picasso” is a memoir of her decade-long relationship with the legendary artist, Pablo Picasso. During these years they also had two children together, Claude and Paloma. Gilot provides us… Continue Reading →

Sunflowers – A Beautiful Book About Vincent Van Gogh

A Must Read Book about Vincent Van Gogh Called Sunflowers by Sheramy Bundrick “Sunflowers” is loosely based historical fiction book about Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionism painter . The author, Sheramy Bundrick , who is also a professor in… Continue Reading →

A Novel About a Muse & Artist Victorine Meurent

Victorine Meurent – The Muse, Musician & Painter Victorine, a novel by Drema Drudge, tells the amazing story of Victorine Meurent, Edouard Manet’s favorite model. This first-person story captures a time and place from the unlikeliest of sources – the… Continue Reading →

Historical Fiction Story – Dancing for Degas

A Wonderful Historical Fiction Story: Dancing for Degas by Kathryn Wagner “Dancing for Degas” is a wonderful historical fiction story set in Paris, during the glamorous Belle Epoque era. Behind the facade of glitz, wealth, culture and industrial growth, Paris… Continue Reading →

Madame Picasso – The Story of Eva Gouel

Eva Gouel – Picasso’s Early Lover Madame Picasso is a wonderful art historical fiction book about Picasso and his relationship with Eva Gouel. Not only does the story capture the relationship and love story between the unlikely two, the book… Continue Reading →

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