[Reading] ➶ The Courtauld Collection Author Karen Serres – Sioril.co.uk

[Reading] ➶ The Courtauld Collection  Author Karen Serres – Sioril.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • The Courtauld Collection
  • Karen Serres
  • 12 December 2017
  • 9781911300588

The Courtauld Collection The Courtauld Collection A Vision For Impressionism Accompanies A Landmark Exhibition At The Fondation Louis Vuitton In Paris Exploring Samuel Courtauld S Role As One Of The Great Collectors Of The Twentieth Century The Catalog And Exhibition Showcase Courtauld S Extraordinary Collection, Which Will Be On Display In Paris For The First Time In Over Sixty Years.One Of The Finest Collections Of Impressionism Anywhere In The World Was Assembled By The English Industrialist And Philanthropist Samuel Courtauld 1876 1947.During The 1920s, Courtauld Acquired Seminal Works By All Of The Major Impressionists, From Renoir S Early Masterpiece La Loge To Manet S Last Great Work, A Bar At The Folies Berg Re His Collection Grew To Include Such Iconic Works As Gauguin S Great Tahitian Nude Never And One Of Van Gogh S Most Famous Paintings, Self Portrait With Bandaged Ear Courtauld Was Particularly Devoted To C Zanne And Put Together The Largest Collection Of His Work In The United Kingdom, Including The Epic Montagne Sainte Victoire With Large Pine And One Of The Celebrated Card Players After A Decade Of Collecting, Courtauld Gave The Majority Of These Remarkable Works To Establish The Courtauld Institute Of Art And Gallery In London.This Will Be The First Time That Samuel Courtauld S Collection Has Been Shown In Paris In Over 60 Years The Landmark Exhibition Will Bring Together Masterpieces From The Courtauld Gallery Alongside Works Formerly In Courtauld S Collection And Now Dispersed Internationally It Will Be A Unique Opportunity To Enjoy Some Of The Greatest Modern French Paintings Of The 19th Century And Will Shed Light On Courtauld S Pioneering Role In Shaping Public Taste For Impressionism In The United Kingdom.The Lavishly Illustrated Catalog Presents New Research On The Personality Of Samuel Courtauld As Well As His Taste, Collecting Habits And Wide Ranging Philanthropy It Also Explores Afresh His Network Of Dealers And Places Him Within The Wider Context Of Contemporary Collectors Of Impressionism Throughout Europe And The United States The Exhibition Features Almost A Hundred Works, Each Given Its Own Entry And Enhanced With Close Up Images And Comparative Illustrations To Provide An In Depth Exploration Of This Extraordinary Collection.


About the Author: Karen Serres

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