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Distel, Anne

Works: 150 works in 501 publications in 4 languages and 8,273 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee, Redactor, Illustrator, Performer
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Most widely held works by Anne Distel
Great French paintings from the Barnes Foundation : Impressionist, Post-impressionist, and Early Modern by Barnes Foundation( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most eagerly awaited set of reproductions in art-book history: more than one hundred masterpieces of modern French painting from one of the world's fabled repositories of great art - the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania - are here published in full color for the first time. These paintings are the crown jewels of the extraordinary collection assembled in the early twentieth century by Dr. Albert C. Barnes, the bold and original collector who established the Foundation in 1922 as a school for the study of art and philosophy. Now, after six decades of limited access to visitors and a ban on color reproduction, the Barnes Foundation welcomes a wider audience through the publication of this magnificent volume. Manet, Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, van Gogh, Gauguin, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rousseau, Soutine, La Fresnaye, Modigliani, Picasso, Braque, and Matisse - the list of artists gives only a hint of the splendors this book contains. Here are major landmarks of modern art that many know of but few have seen, including twenty-four Renoirs encompassing the entire span of his career...thirty monumental Cezannes, including bather groups, landscapes, still lifes, and portraits...Matisse's pivotal Bonheur de vivre, Three Sisters Triptych, and world-famous Dance mural (and eighteen other paintings and oil studies)...the finest of van Gogh's six paintings of Joseph-Etienne Roulin...Seurat's celebrated Models...the Douanier Rousseau's strange, unsettling Unpleasant Surprise...the tender portrait of young M. Loulou by Gauguin...a spectacular cluster of seven early Picassos. And this is only a sampling of the exhilarating visual banquet offered in these pages. Great French Paintings from The Barnes Foundation is the companion volume to an unprecedented exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. To describe the paintings and relate the achievements of Dr. Barnes as a collector and an educator, commentaries and essays have been provided by a dozen notable American and French art historians and curators: Francoise Cachin, Anne Distel, and Anne Roquebert of the Musee d'Orsay; Jack Flam, Distinguished Professor of Art History. Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York; Michel Hoog of the Musee de l'Orangerie; Charles S. Moffett of the Phillips Collection; Marla Prather and Jeffrey S. Weiss of the National Gallery of Art; Joseph J. Rishel and Christopher Riopelle of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Helene Seckel of the Musee Picasso (Paris); and Richard J. Wattenmaker of the Archives of American Art. For everyone to whom the paintings in the Barnes Foundation have been a legend - unattainable - and for every devotee of great art and beautiful books, this volume will be a joy and a treasure
Gustave Caillebotte, urban impressionist by Gustave Caillebotte( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and French and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth discussion of eighty-nine paintings and twenty-eight drawings and studies by the French impressionist Gustave Caillebotte
Impressionism : the first collectors by Anne Distel( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in French and English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cézanne to Van Gogh : the collection of Doctor Gachet by Anne Distel( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cžanne to Van Gogh is published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, during the summer of 1999. For the first time, the collection amassed by Gachet, originally unveiled in 1954, is being exhibited outside of France, and in this catalog it is published in its entirety. The collection contains paintings, drawings, prints, copies, and such souvenirs as the palettes of Cžanne and van Gogh, as well as the actual still-life objects seen in many of their paintings. This volume includes informative essays by both French and American curators as well as a wealth of new information, including the detailed results of new technical studies using macrophotography and x-radiography. A 328-page hardcover overflowing with 500 illustrations, 117 in color, Cžanne to Van Gogh is both the fascinating story of a unique collection and a major contribution to the study of postimpressionist art in late-19th-century France
Impressionist masterpieces at the Jeu de paume, Paris by Musée du jeu de paume (France)( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Italian and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A splendidly illustrated catalogue of the most important and representative works in the Jen de paume Museum. The artists include Manet, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Cézanne, Renoir, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gogh. The annotations on each of the works illustrated are by the curators at the Museum."--BOOK COVER
Renoir by Anne Distel( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this elegant readable monograph, noted art historian Anne Distel offers an illuminating new account of the life of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). She deftly narrates Renoir's rise from apprentice porcelain painter to celebrated artist, quoting judiciously from the painter's own vivid letters from reviews by contemporary critics. In addition, she offers keen analyses of Renoir's style at each stage of his sixty-year career. And Distel does not consider that career in isolation, but uses the latest discoveries in the documentary evidence - some of them her own - to re-create the artistic and social milieus in which Renoir worked. She traces his relationships with other artists, both Manet and his fellow Impressionists and older contemporaries like Corot, Diaz, Courbet and Daubigny, as well as the younger Bonnard, Matisse, and Picasso; with writers like Zola, Mallarme, and Mirbeau; with his dealers, like Paul Durand-Ruel, Ambroise Vollard and the Bernheim brothers; and not least, with the patrons who were so important to his career, like the Charpentiers, the Berards, Charles Ephrussi, Maurice Gangnat and Dr. Barnes." "Distel's insightful text is illustrated throughout with some three hundred splendid color reproductions of the artist's finest and most representative works plus important archival photographs. This is the definitive monograph on one of the world's best-loved artists."--Jacket
Impressionism : a centenary exhibition, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 12, 1974-February 10, 1975 by Anne Distel( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir : a sensuous vision by Anne Distel( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hommage à Claude Monet (1840-1926) : 1980, année du patrimoine, Grand Palais, 8 février - 5 mai 1980 by Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais (França)( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in French and English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce catalogue présente 127 peintures de Monet, la plupart accompagnées d'une reproduction en noir ou en couleurs, des articles sur Monet et sur diverses périodes de sa vie
A. Dunoyer de Segonzac by Anne Distel( Book )

19 editions published in 1980 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centenaire de l'impressionnisme : [exposition], Grand Palais, 21 septembre-24 novembre 1974 : [catalogue by Anne Distel( Book )

21 editions published in 1974 in French and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice Denis. Orangerie des Tuileries, 3 juin-31 août 1970 by Musée de l'Orangerie( Book )

16 editions published in 1970 in French and English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting in the Musée d'Orsay by Musée d'Orsay( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction , Eclectisme et Réalisme , Impressionnisme , Post-Impressionnisme , Naturalisme et Symbolisme , Après 1900
Renoir's portraits : impressions of an age by Colin B Bailey( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the Impressionists, only Pierre-Auguste Renoir earned distinction as a professional portrait painter. For more than fifty years Renoir explored the genre of portraiture, experimenting and pressing forward in his determination to become -- as he explained to Monet in January 1884 - "a painter of figures." This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir's portraiture, bringing together the finest examplesof the portraits he painted during each period of his prolific career. In these delightful paintings Renoir created uniquely endearing and enduring images of pleasure, comfort, and prosperity."--Amazon
De Renoir à Matisse : 22 chefs-d'œuvre des musées soviétiques et français : [exposition], Grand-Palais, 6 juin-18 septembre 1978 : [catalogue by Anne Distel( Book )

16 editions published in 1978 in French and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir, "il faut embellir" by Anne Distel( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RENOIR, Pierre-Auguste, peintre français, 1841-1919, IMPRESSIONNISME
Musée du jeu de paume by Musée du jeu de paume (France)( Book )

16 editions published in 1973 in French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dunoyer de Segonzac : [Paris], Orangerie des Tuileries, 20 février-3 mai 1976 by André Dunoyer de Segonzac( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressionism by Michel Hoog( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musée du Jeu de Paume by Musée du jeu de paume (France)( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in French and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Great French paintings from the Barnes Foundation : Impressionist, Post-impressionist, and Early Modern
Gustave Caillebotte, urban impressionistCézanne to Van Gogh : the collection of Doctor GachetRenoirRenoir : a sensuous visionRenoir's portraits : impressions of an age
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