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GREAT FRENCH PAINTINGS FROM THE BARNES FOUNDATION: IMPRESSIONIST, POST-IMPRESSIONIST AND EARLY MODERN. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1993. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in association with Lincoln University Press. 336 pp. (3 foldout) with 317 ills. (147 col.). 30 x 25 cm. LC 92-29654 ISBN 0679409637 In English.
Documents a singular exhibition of 80 outstanding paintings never before made available for public display outside the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania, presenting 20 works by Cezanne, 16 by Renoir and 15 by Matisse as well as seven early compositions by Picasso and canvases by Manet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Seurat, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rousseau, Braque, Soutine, Modigliani and La Fresnaye. Prefaced by two essays profiling American collector Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951) and chronicling his involvement in the Parisian art market of the early 1900s, the catalogue provides fine color reproductions and many detail views of the exhibited paintings and of other works from the Foundation's collection along with lengthy critical commentaries.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Painting
Plans: 01,05,06,07,08,09,10,17
Worldwide Number: 024014
Hardcover $65.00    

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