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: "e;Ancient and Modern Art"e;, "e;Precursors of the New Era"e;, "e;Edouard Manet"e;, "e;The Early Impressionists"e;, "e;Auguste Renoir"e;, "e;Paul Cezanne"e;, "e;The Neo-impressionists"e;, "e;Cauguin and the Pont-aven School"e;, "e;Degas and his Circle"e;, "e;Henri-Matisse"e;, "e;Picasso and Curism"e;, "e;Futurism"e;, "e;Synchronism"e;, "e;The Lesser Moderns"e;, 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.