Just another GR refugee. Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.
I can't recommend this one more.
The only thing I really felt it was lacking was a color insert of the wonderful art that is being discussed.
I accidentally read the sequel, which covers 1900-1920, first. Both are first-class.
It is astonishing how many of the cultural elite knew each other, and usually quite well. Paris was a great and large city, so that really is extraordinary.
I think Manet is the only man in it who did not have a mistress. A tip of the hat to you, sir!
Anyway, if you're interested in this period or the figures in question, I would definitely suggest this one.