Item description for Gauguin's Vision by Belinda Thomson, Frances Fowle, Lesley Stevenson, Cora Weir, Jan Whittington, Richard E. Mayer & Douglas Dunn...
When Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) painted Vision After the Sermon in the summer of 1888 he was a mature artist who had travelled, exhibited and worked in a variety of media. Today the painting is considered a masterpiece, helping to assure Gauguin's fame the world over. Few paintings have given rise to more art historical analysis and critique, more speculation, admiration or recrimination. Accompanying the innovative painting-in-focus exhibition, 'Gauguin's Vision', this book illuminates one of the most intriguing and famous images in the history of western art. This re-examination of the painting, Vision After the Sermon: Jacob Wrestling with the Angel brings together works by Gauguin, his mentors such as Paul C,zanne and Edgar Degas, and younger contemporaries including Emile Bernard, Paul S,rusier, Maurice Denis and Henri van de Velde. It explores the biographical, pictorial and cultural circumstances that enabled Gauguin to make such a radical statement in paint in 1888. This beautifully illu
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9.5" Height: 10.25" Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Release Date Jan 30, 2006
Publisher National Galleries Of Scotland
ISBN 1903278686 ISBN13 9781903278680
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More About Belinda Thomson, Frances Fowle, Lesley Stevenson, Cora Weir, Jan Whittington, Richard E. Mayer & Douglas Dunn
Thomson studied at the University of East Anglia, at the Sorbonne and at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Her research has been concerned with late nineteenth-century French painting and in particular with the Nabis.