Table of Contents
   List of Illustrationsp. vii
   Maps: Paris in the Nineteenth Centuryp. x
   Prologuep. 1
   The Birth of Impressionism
      Napoleon Ill's Parisp. 5
      The Circle Widensp. 19
      Cafe Lifep. 33
      Modellingp. 48
   War
      The Siegep. 67
      The Paris Communep. 84
      'The Week of Blood'p. 88
   Formations
      Recoveryp. 97
      The Group Charterp. 116
   Dancing at the Moulin de la Galette
      Dealers and Salesroomsp. 139
      Summer in Montmartrep. 160
   The Atmosphere of the Boulevard
      Street Lifep. 173
      La Vie Modernep. 187
   Divisions
      New Tensionsp. 213
      The Group Dividesp. 234
   Final Years
      The Impressionists in New Yorkp. 253
   Epiloguep. 267
   Endnote: The Impressionist Marketp. 271
   Acknowledgementsp. 274
   Notesp. 275
   Bibliographyp. 315
   Indexp. 323