LES OUBLIES DU CAIRE: INGRES, COURBET, MONET, RODIN, GAUGUIN -- CHEFS-D'OEUVRE DES MUSEES DU CAIRE (The Forgotten Works of Cairo: Ingres, Courbet, Monet, Rodin, Gauguin -- Masterpieces from the Museums of Cairo). Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 1994. Organized and published in association with Association Francaise d'Action Artistique, Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, Paris, and Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 208 pp. with 276 ills. (119 col.). 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 2711831612 In French.
Documenting the first exhibition outside Egypt of 19th-century French art works acquired primarily in the 1920s and 30s by Cairo museums and private collectors, this catalogue presents fine reproductions and individual descriptions of some 90 paintings, 20 sculptures and 10 drawings by Ingres, Delacroix, Barye, Daubigny, Courbet, Gerome, Boudin, Degas, Monet, Bourdelle and many other Realist, Orientalist, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists. Includes introductory essays discussing the formation of modern Egyptian art collections and the recent restoration of many of the featured paintings along with an illustrated guide to more than 100 additional works by 19th-century French artists in Cairo museums.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Painting
Worldwide Number: 024844
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