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French Drawing of the XX Century

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English Museums and galleries abound in modern French pictures. Drawings of the School of Paris, however, are not so well known. So this volume supplies a need, displaying the first moments of illumination of artists with whose painting we have so long been familiar. For sheer unreflecting delight here are drawings by Dufy and Marquet; here also are drawings instinct with humanity and warmth by Renoir, Modigliani and Suzanne Valadon; drawings for the mind by Picasso and Matisse, in the great tradition of Leonardo and Ingres, each adding his own strength to that tradition and renewing its life for the future.

Book shows signs of age such as foxing/tanning on dust jacket/pages and slight tearing to dust jacket. Despite this, the book is in a good condition with the plates inside being mostly clean and bright.

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Author(s):
Cassou, Jean & Jaccottet, Philippe
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
184
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson
Title:
French Drawing of the XX Century

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English Museums and galleries abound in modern French pictures. Drawings of the School of Paris, however, are not so well known. So this volume supplies a need, displaying the first moments of illumination of artists with whose painting we have so long been familiar. For sheer unreflecting delight here are drawings by Dufy and Marquet; here also are drawings instinct with humanity and warmth by Renoir, Modigliani and Suzanne Valadon; drawings for the mind by Picasso and Matisse, in the great tradition of Leonardo and Ingres, each adding his own strength to that tradition and renewing its life for the future.

Book shows signs of age such as foxing/tanning on dust jacket/pages and slight tearing to dust jacket. Despite this, the book is in a good condition with the plates inside being mostly clean and bright.

Author(s):
Cassou, Jean & Jaccottet, Philippe
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
184
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson
Title:
French Drawing of the XX Century

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