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PAS DE DEUX: AN EXCHANGE OF MASTERPIECES/UN ECHANGE DE CHEFS-D'OEUVRE. Emily A. Beeny and Stephane Guegan. Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, and Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 2015. 64 pp. with 48 ills. (47 col.). 26 x 25 cm. LC 2014-959116 ISBN 9780989195621 Bilingual in English and French.
Published on the occasion of the Norton Simon's exhibition titled "Tete-a-tete: Three Masterpieces from the Musee d'Orsay," this volume provides an in-depth look at six 19th-century masterworks (commemorating a historic collaboration between the Norton Simon Museum and the Musee d'Orsay), presenting bilingual essays on three paintings from the Musee d'Orsay collection -- Manet's 1868 Emile Zola, Whistler's 1871 Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist's Mother), and Cezanne's ca. 1892-96 The Card Players -- and three paintings from the Norton Simon -- Renoir's ca. 1867 Pont des Arts, Paris, Van Gogh's 1888 Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier), and Vuillard's 1899 First Fruits."
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Painting
Plans: 69,75
Worldwide Number: 082338
Paperbound $24.95    

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