Renoir's Women

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Merrell, Jan 1, 2005 - Art - 127 pages
"Taking as its starting point two very different but equally engaging female portraits, which Renoir painted twenty years apart - Madame Henriot en travesti, a portrait of the Parisian actress dressed as a pageboy, and Christine Lerolle Embroidering, showing the daughter of Renoir's friend the painter Henry Lerolle in a scene from her everyday life - Renoir's Women brings to life the major themes of Renoir's captivating pictures of women with enlightening text and over eighty beautiful illustrations, including some of the most perceptive and intimate portrayals of women ever painted."--BOOK JACKET.

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Accompanying an eponymous exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art, this catalog (published in association with the CMA) includes more than 30 portraits of women by renowned painter Pierre-Auguste ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
6
CHRISTINE LEROLLE EMBROIDERING
32
CHRONOLOGY
113
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Anne Robbins is Assistant Curator of 19th-Century Paintings at the National Gallery, London. Ann Dumas, an independent art historian and expert on 19th-century French art, is the author of several books, including "Degas and the Italians in America "(2005).

John Collins is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University.

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