By: Bailey, Colin B.
New Haven, Yale University Press: 1997
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 21301
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine with no dust jacket
Essays by Colin B. Bailey, Linda Nochlin, and Anne Distel. Throughout five decades of communicating through his painting, Renoir constantly pursued an independent vision. He was never afraid to be innovative or to break ranks with the art world's status quo. This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir`s portraiture, and in it are gathered the finest examples of the portraits he painted during each period of his prolific career. In these delightful paintings Renoir creates uniquely endearing and enduring images of pleasure, comfort, and prosperity. A beautiful ... View More...