New edition of the network's flagship book Impressionisms Routes®, Cultural Route of the Council of Europe (May 2021)

A bilingual book (French-English), 292 pages. The Impressionist movement analyzed in 36 European countries. An exceptional iconography thanks to the participation of most of the major European museums and cultural spaces. Original maps. Special inserts: Impressionism in North America (USA and Canada), Japonism and  Impressionism, Impressionist Music, Cultural  Routes of the Council of Europe and the European Impressionisms Routes® Network, Artists' Colonies euroArt… Exhaustive description of the journey of the greatest European Impressionist painters.


Texts by Monique LUCENET, Associate Professor, Doctor of History, University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne Prefaces by Stefano DOMINIONI, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe And Bruno FAVEL, Director of International and European Affairs, French Ministry of Culture


Retail price: 45 euros

Format 21 x 30 cm

Impressionisms Routes

Published in 2016

Published in September 2016 by "Les Itinéraires", this book is the main written material of the program of European Cultural Route "Impressionisms Routes" submitted by EAU ET LUMIERE to the Council of Europe. It aims at showing the importance of the impressionist movement in Europe, describing the multiple exchanges initiated between the European artists since the mid-19th century, and presenting the first twelve routes created by Eau et Lumière, which make up the network settled by the Association in the framework of the "Impressionisms Routes" project for which we are applying for the label "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe".

This book is presented in two parts, linked by an original map of the Impressionist movement in Europe, created on this occasion.

Published in the two official languages of the Council of Europe: French and English, it comprises 128 pages and many illustrations. The main text describing the Impressionist movement in Europe has been written by Monique LUCENET, Associate Professor, Ph.D. in history (University Paris IV-Sorbonne) and author of many books on Impressionism. Monique LUCENET is a member of the Eau & Lumière Scientific Committee.


Retail price: 28.90 euros

Format 20 x 25 cm

Publisher : Les Itinéraires

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La Route des Peintres en Méditerranée

Published in 2015 (second edition in 2016).

In partnership with some thirty museums and cultural spaces of the regions Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur and Languedoc-Roussillon.

The French shores of the Mediterranean are a testimony of the glowing and tumultuous history of this sea where the occidental culture spread, with its Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian roots. Mare nostrum, in between three continents, inspired artists from ancient times until today.

Discover these artists’ works and the sites that inspired them, from the Gulf of Lions to the Gulf of Genoa, from the Pyrenees to the French Alps, from Banyuls to Menton...


Retail price: 26.90 euros

Format 20 x 25 cm

Publisher: Les Itinéraires

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Le mouvement impressionniste en Europe

Published in June 2015

The aim of this booklet, prelude to the publication of Eau et Lumière’s program book "Impressionisms Routes", is to put into perspective the deep interpenetrations which marked the European artistic evolutions of the time… emphasizing how much these novations have enabled to form and strengthen the European Cultural Identity as a whole.


34 pages

Publisher: I et D

Balades Impressionnistes en bord de Seine

Published in 2015.

New edition of the book "Impressionnisme en Seine", enriched with many sites: Montmartre, hub of the Impressionism, Bougival and Berthe Morisot, Essoyes and Renoir, Grez-sur-Loing and the painters from the other side of the world…

This book gives the reader the essential landmarks on the history of impressionism and of its most famous representatives, which allows him to locate their works along the river. It is an artistic tour in the footsteps of Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, Caillebotte, Berthe Morisot…


Retail price: 24.90 euros

Format 15 x 21 cm

Publisher: Les Itinéraires

Impressionnisme en Seine

Published in 2013.

Impressionism finds its roots in the colours, the lights and the landscapes of the Seine valley …

This book is unique in that it presents the most representative paintings of these sites, along with the life of each of these famous figures while going through, nowadays, these places that have inspired these artists.

The « guide » part enables the reader to enter into the intimacy of the numerous towns which, from the heights of the Gold Coast to the outmost reach of the estuary, today live to the rhythm of this waterway, source of economic and human wealths.


Retail price: 24.90 euros

Format 15 x 21 cm, 464 pages

Publisher: Itimédias

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The Route of the Sower (Slovenia)

Foreword by Tanja Orel Sturm, member of the Board of Directors of the Eau & Lumière Association and former Minister Plenipotentiary at the French Embassy in Slovenia, this book, published in June 2017, retraces the life and work of Ivan Grohar and describes the remarkable network set up throughout Slovenia as part of the 'Impressionisms Routes' Project ©.
It is beautifully illustrated.

Authors: Michel Mohor, Natasa Kovacic, Ferdinand Serbelj


Editions. Katalozni Zapis o Publikaciji, Narodna in Univerzitetna Knjiznica, Ljubljana (Slovenia) .2017