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Author Elderfield, John, author.

Title Cézanne portraits / John Elderfield ; with Mary Morton, Xavier Rey ; contributions by Alex Danchev, Jayne S. Warman.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.409 Cezanne,P ELD    Available
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Description 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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Note Published in 2017 in Great Britain by National Portrait Gallery Publications, London.
Published to accompany the exhibition "Cézanne Portraits" held at the Musée D'Orsay in Paris from 13 June to 24 September 2017 ; the National Portrait Gallery in London from 26 October 2017 to 11 February 2018 ; the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. from 25 March to 1 July 2018.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-247) and indexes.
Summary A major new study of the portraiture of one of the most important artists of the nineteenth century. Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) may be best known for his landscapes, but he also painted some 160 portraits throughout his exceptional career. This major work establishes portraiture as an essential practice for Cezanne, from his earliest self-portraits in the 1860s; to his famous depictions of figures including his wife Hortense Fiquet, the writer Emile Zola, and the art dealer Ambrose Vollard; and concluding with a poignant series of portraits of his gardener Vallier, made shortly before Cezanne's death. Featured essays by leading experts explore the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of Cezanne's portraits. The authors address the artist's creation of complementary pairs and multiple versions of the same subject, as well as the role of self-portraiture for Cezanne. They investigate the chronological evolution of his portrait work, with an examination of the changes that occurred within his artistic style and method, and in his understanding of resemblance and identity. They also consider the extent to which particular sitters influenced the characteristics and development of Cezanne's practice.
Language Text in English.
Subject Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 -- Exhibitions.
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Painters -- France -- 19th century.
Portrait painting, French -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Morton, Mary G, author.
Rey, Xavier, author.
Warman, Jayne, contributor.
Danchev, Alex, contributor.
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906. Paintings. Selections.
Musée d'Orsay, host institution.
National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain), host institution.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.), host institution.
Princeton University Press, publisher.
ISBN 9780691177861

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