Gustave Caillebotte

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Yale University Press, 2000 - Art - 220 pages
A stunning study of the life and work of Gustave Caillebotte -- until recently the "forgotten man" of Impressionism but now recognized as one of the most interesting and attractive artists in the group and as the painter of some of its most powerful and memorable images. The book includes beautiful color reproductions of all Caillebotte's most important works, his working drawings, and a selection of critical responses to his art when first shown.

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This 1987 volume by Varnedoe, the curator of New York's Museum of Modern Art, offered one of the first collections of Impressionism's Caillebotte, who until recently remained an obscure figure, being ... Read full review

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Utterly brilliant, providing me with many new facets of Caillebotte's art, and written in a fluid engaging style. Wonderful.


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About the author (2000)

Kirk Varnedoe, formerly chief curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, is professor of historical studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University.

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