Depths of glory: a biographical novel of Camille Pissarro

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Doubleday, Aug 27, 1985 - Fiction - 653 pages
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Camille Pissarro was a brilliant, prolific painter and a father of the Impressionist movement. His struggle to be seen and survive the rejection of the art establishment is set against nineteenth-century Europe.

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Should be required reading for anyone studying the Impressionists. It helps give a face to the movement and the players. Pisarro was a natural person to follow because not only did he have such a long ... Read full review

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A biography can be likeable because of the character of the protagonist, or the social and geographical environment its set in, or the skilled prose of the author. This book garners full scores on all ... Read full review

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Irving Stone was born Irvin Tenenbaum on July 14, 1903, in San Francisco, California. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from U. C. Berkeley in 1923 and a Master's Degree in 1924 from the University of Southern California. Stone first came to prominence with the publication of Lust for Life, a vivid fictionalized biography of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. He is known for his historically accurate fictionalized biographies. Stone won a Western Spur Award for Men to Match My Mountains and was a member of the Western Writers of America in 1959. Irving Stone August 26, 1989 at the age of 86.

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