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Charles, Victoria - French Painting, ebook

French Painting

Charles, Victoria


The influence of works by French artists extends itself across all artistic styles, and many French works have gained world fame as classics. This book gives an overview of the French milestones in still lifes, portraits,

Lahire, Bernard - This is Not Just a Painting, ebook

This is Not Just a Painting

Lahire, Bernard


In 2008, the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon acquired a painting called The Flight into Egypt which was attributed to the French artist Nicolas Poussin. Thought to have been painted in 1657, the painting had gone missing

Brownell, W. C. - French Art, ebook

French Art

Brownell, W. C.


A fascinating look at the history of painting and sculpture in France by American journalist and literary critic W. C. Brownell.

Chesneau, Ernest - English Painting, ebook

English Painting

Chesneau, Ernest


The English school of painting was officially recognised at the beginning of the 18th century through the work of William Hogarth. It includes works by the most famous English artists, such as Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Mallord William Turner, John Constable, Edward Burne- Jones, and Dante

Alexandre, Arsène - Puvis de Chavannes, ebook

Puvis de Chavannes

Alexandre, Arsène


His oeuvre, however, was crucialin France at the end of the 19th century, in particular his mural paintings which are stillvisible today in numerous important public buildings, such as the Hotel de Ville and the Pantheon in Paris, or the Palais des Beaux-arts in Lyon.

Brodskaya, Nathalia - Renoir, ebook


Brodskaya, Nathalia


Jede Epoche bringt eine neue Definition weiblicher Schönheit hervor, auch wenn und gerade weil die Verführungskraft der Frauen ungebrochen bleibt. So malt Renoir die körperliche Existenz von Männern und Frauen im 20. Jahrhundert mit all ihrer Anziehungskraft…

Brodskaya, Nathalia - Renoir, ebook


Brodskaya, Nathalia


En cada periodo histórico nace una nueva definición de la belleza femenina. Las representaciones de la feminidad no solo expresan los deseos íntimos de los pintores, sino que revelan a su vez los cánones de belleza contemporáneos. Como pintor que…

Brodskaya, Nathalia - Renoir, ebook


Brodskaya, Nathalia


Auguste Renoir (Limoges, 25 février 1841 - Cagnes-sur-Mer, 3 décembre 1919), de son état civil complet Pierre Auguste Renoir, est l'un des plus célèbres peintres français. Difficilement classable, il a appartenu à l'école impressionniste, mais…