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  • Paul Cézanneby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Since his death 100 years ago, Cézanne has become the most famous painter of the nineteenth century. He was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839 and the happiest period of his life was his early youth in Provence, in company with Emile Zolá, another Italian. Following Zolá?s example, Cézanne went to Paris in his twenty-first year. During the Franco-Prussian... more...

  • Paul Cézanneby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Cézannes glücklichste Zeit war seine frühe Jugend in der Provence, wo er zusammen mit Zola und einem anderen Freund in der Natur umherstreifte. Ermutigt durch Renoir, stellte er 1874 und 1877 zusammen mit den Impressionisten aus. Doch die ablehnende Haltung, mit der man seiner Kunst begegnete, verletzte ihn tief. Er malte gern Früchte, weil sie gehorsame... more...

  • Paul Gauguinby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Paul Gauguin was first a sailor, then a successful stockbroker in Paris. In 1874 he began to paint at weekends as a Sunday painter. Nine years later, after a stock-market crash, he felt confident of his ability to earn a living for his family by painting and he resigned his position and took up the painter?s brush full time. Following the lead of Cézanne,... more...

  • Paul Gauguinby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Gauguin: ?Per me il grande artista č il risultato della piů grande intelligenza: a lui giungono i sentimenti, le traduzioni piů sottili e quindi piů invisibili alla mente. Lavorate liberamente e pazzamente? Soprattutto non affaticatevi su un dipinto: un grande sentimento puň essere reso con immediatezza, immaginatelo e cercatene la forma piů semplice?. more...

  • Peter Paul Rubensby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    El arte ecléctico con el que sońaba la familia Carracci quedó finalmente plasmado en la obra de Rubens, con toda la facilidad del genio. Sin embargo, el problema era mucho más complicado para un hombre del norte, que deseaba ańadir una fusión de los espíritus flamenco y latino, algo cuya dificultad se había reflejado en los intentos más bien pedantes... more...

  • Bonnardby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Pierre Bonnard était le chef d?un groupe de peintres post-impressionnistes. Ils se nommčrent eux-męmes les Nabis, du mot hébreux signifiant ?prophčte?. Bonnard, Vuillard, Roussel, Denis, les plus illustres des Nabis, ont révolutionné l?esprit des techniques décoratives durant l?une des époques les plus riches de la peinture française. Influencés par... more...

  • Cézanneby Natalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Desde su muerte, hace 100 ańos, Cézanne se ha convertido en el pintor más famoso del siglo XIX. Nació en Aix-en-Provence en 1839 y el periodo más feliz de su vida fue su primera juventud en Provenza, en compańía de Emile Zolá. Siguiendo el ejemplo de Zolá, al cumplir los veintiún ańos, Cézanne se marchó a París. Durante la guerra franco-prusiana desertó... more...

  • Cézanneby Anna Barskaja; Jewgenija Georgijewskaja

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Cézannes glücklichste Zeit war seine frühe Jugend in der Provence, wo er zusammen mit Zola und einem anderen Freund in der Natur umherstreifte. Ermutigt durch Renoir, stellte er 1874 und 1877 zusammen mit den Impressionisten aus. Doch die ablehnende Haltung, mit der man seiner Kunst begegnete, verletzte ihn tief. Er malte gern Früchte, weil sie gehorsame... more...

  • Chagallby Sylvie Forrestier

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 ? Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 1985) Chagall est né dans une famille juive de stricte obédience pour laquelle l?interdit de représentation de la figure humaine avait valeur de dogme. Aprčs un échec ŕ l?examen d?entrée ŕ l?école des Arts et Métiers du baron Stieglitz, Chagall intčgre plus tard celle fondée par la Société impériale... more...

  • Courbetby Patrick Bade

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Ornans, Courbet?s birthplace, is near the beautiful valley of the Doubs River, and it was here as a boy, and later as a man, that he absorbed the love of landscape. He was by nature a revolutionary, a man born to oppose existing order and to assert his independence; he had that quality of bluster and brutality which makes the revolutionary count in... more...