There never has been a shortage of books on Renoir. (Introduction)
Nevertheless, this anthology not only casts some doubt upon it as an accurate perspective, it also makes manifest how constant a focus of changing and conflicting critical concerns those paintings have remained. (Introduction)
Lavishly illustrated study of the stunning Impressionist painter depicts his life and art through voluminous reproductions and the writings of his contemporaries and friends including Zola, Van Gogh, Cassatt, Pissaro, De Chirico, Henry Moore, Jean Renoir (his son), and others. 124 full-color and 116 black-and-white illustrations.
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Examines the artist and his work through his family and friends, artists and critics, his own writings, and painting reproductions.