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Author Danchev, Alex.
Title Cézanne : a life / Alex Danchev.
Publisher New York : Pantheon Books, [2012]
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 Book Stacks  ND553.C33 D34 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 488 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-466) and index.
Contents Prologue: the right eyes -- The dauber and the scribbler -- Le papa -- Self-portrait: the brooder -- All excesses are brothers -- I dare -- Self-portrait: the desperado -- Anarchist painting -- La Boule -- Self-portrait: the dogged -- The lizard -- Semper Virens -- Self-portrait: the plasterer -- L'Œuvre -- Homo sum -- Self-portrait: the inscrutable -- A scarecrow -- Non finito -- Epilogue: Cézanne by numbers.
Summary An assessment of the life and work of Paul Cézanne offers insight into his views about an artist's role and his self-doubt about his own capabilities, demonstrating how his beliefs revolutionized the ways subsequent artists would see and depict the world.
ISBN 9780307377074 (hardback)
0307377075 (hardback)
Subject Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906.
Painters -- France -- Biography.

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