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LA OBRA MAESTRA DESCONOCIDA: BASADO EN EL RELATO LE CHEF-D'OEUVRE INCONNU DE HONORE DE BALZAC -- 1831-2006, 175 ANIVERSARIO (The Unknown Masterpiece: Based on "Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu" by Honore de Balzac -- 1831-2006, 175th Anniversary). ARTIUM, Arte Garaikideko Euskal Zentro-Musea/Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, 2006. Organized and published in association with Fundacion Bancaja, Valencia. 220 pp. with 180 ills. (144 col.). 32 x 24 cm. ISBN 8493423491 Bilingual in Spanish and Basque (captions in Spanish only).
Accompanying an exhibition inspired by Balzac's well-known 1831 short story "Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu," about a fictitious 17th-century portrait painter who strives in vain to create a perfect representation of his female sitter, this catalogue chiefly features paintings and drawings by such modern and contemporary artists as Picasso, Miro, Tapies, Rothko, De Kooning, Kiefer and Basquiat while also documenting works by Rembrandt, Poussin, Rubens and other contemporaries of the fictitious Frenhofer.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods, Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 75,69
Worldwide Number: 066329
Hardcover $75.00    

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