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Bailey, Colin B.

Works: 223 works in 647 publications in 5 languages and 11,870 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, win, Director, Publishing director, Redactor, wst, Collector, Creator, Dedicatee, wpr
Classifications: ND553.R45, 759.4
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Most widely held works about Colin B Bailey
Most widely held works by Colin B Bailey
Renoir's portraits : impressions of an age by Colin B Bailey( Book )

24 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the Impressionist artists, only Pierre Auguste Renoir earned distinction as a professional portrait painter. This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir's portraiture, gathering examples of the portraits he painted during each period of his prolific career. 370 illustrations, including 80 color plates
Gustav Klimt, modernism in the making by Gustav Klimt( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Klimt's artistic vision pushed the boundaries of art at the turn of the last century. His unparalleled ability to merge the decorative arts with painting led him to create brilliant and glittering works studded with jewel-like motifs; and his richly patterned landscapes and portrayals of embracing figures and elegant women are among the most spellbinding images in the history of art" "Gathered here are essays by eminent scholars Colin B. Bailey, Marian Bisanz-Prakken, Emily Braun, Jane Kallir, and Peter Vergo that explore the extent and context of the artist's oeuvre. The full-color plates are illuminated by individual commentaries and accompanied by black-and-white comparative illustrations. In addition, an illustrated chronology traces Klimt's life and the milieu in which he worked." "With nearly two hundred color plates of Klimt's most popular images, as well as rarely published drawings and period photographs, this lavish book, which accompanies a major exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, pays tribute to the unique style of this artist, one of the most important and revolutionary figures of the late nineteenth century."--Jacket
Masterpieces of impressionism & post-impressionism : the Annenberg Collection by Colin B Bailey( Book )

22 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir landscapes, 1865-1883 by Colin B Bailey( Book )

20 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stunning book, published to accompany a major touring exhibition, examines Renoir's landscape art in depth, demonstrating that he was one of the most audacious and original landscape artists of his age
The age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard : masterpieces of French genre painting by Colin B Bailey( Book )

17 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Vallayer-Coster, painter to the court of Marie-Antoinette by Eik Kahng( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loves of the gods : mythological painting from Watteau to David by Colin B Bailey( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir, impressionism, and full-length painting by Colin B Bailey( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting is a full-length scholarly catalogue that accompanies an exhibition of the same title curated by Colin B. Bailey. The exhibition catalogue will provide a new conceptual and contextual framework for approaching Renoir's oeuvre in the first decade of the Impressionist movement. The catalogue will include extensive entries on each of the ten works in the exhibition, as well as an introductory essay on Renoir's relationship to the full-length format. An appendix of Renoir's large-scale works from 1863 to 1890 provide a further sense of context. Our exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are guided by a desire to understand Renoir's complex ambitions as a young artist, when he submitted works to both the avant-garde Impressionist exhibitions and to the official Salon. While painting in the new Impressionist style, Renoir remained uniquely committed to the full-length--a traditional format eschewed by most of his fellow Impressionists. Monet, one of few Impressionists to paint several large full-lengths, abandoned the format by the mid-1870s. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue will draw upon contemporary criticism, literature, and archival documents to explore the motivation behind Renoir's full-length figure paintings as well as their reception. His use of the full-length will be understood not only within the Impressionist mileu, but also in relation to contemporary academic painters who were the main exponents of the full-length tradition"--
1789 : French art during the Revolution( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patriotic taste : collecting modern art in pre-revolutionary Paris by Colin B Bailey( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Colin B. Bailey explains why a taste for modern art emerged at this time and how it was encouraged and fostered. Examining the relationship between artist and patron, he discusses the degree of influence these enlightened patrons and collectors expected to exercise when new works were being commissioned. Bailey shows that collectors of eighteenth-century French painting seem not to have made rigid distinctions between the various genres or styles of the Academy's practitioners. Instead, history paintings and genre paintings - both rococo and neo-classical - were exhibited proudly on their walls as superb examples of the French School."--Jacket
Jean-Baptiste Greuze : the laundress by Colin B Bailey( Book )

17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Colin B. Bailey draws from the recent renaissance in the study of Ancien Regime art and society not only to situate this work in the context of Greuze's early career and to consider it against what is known of the realities of washing linen in eighteenth-century Paris, but also to suggest how patronage, exhibiting, and marketing each played a significant role in The Laundress's early history."--Jacket
Watteau and his world : French drawing from 1700 to 1750 by Alan Wintermute( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The drawings of Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) have been admired and collected with a degree of enthusiasm accorded to no other artist of the French school. Watteau drew relentlessly, and the hundreds of his drawings known today demonstrate the full range of his genius, encompassing arabesques and decorative designs; landscapes; copies after the old masters; sketches of actors, clowns, singers, musicians, soldiers, and animals; multifigure preparatory drawings for theater designs and fetes galantes; and his celebrated studies of lovers in fancy dress, executed in red, black, and white chalks." "While focusing primarily on the extraordinary achievements of Watteau himself, in all their variety and vivacity, this book also explores the work of Watteau's mentors Claude Gillot and Charles de La Fosse, of Jean-Baptiste Pater (his only real pupil), and of his followers and imitators Nicolas Lancret, Pierre-Antoine Quillard, Jacques-Andre Portail, Francois Lemoyne. Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Charles Natoire, and Francois Boucher."
Oudry's painted menagerie : portraits of exotic animals in eighteenth-century Europe by Jean-Baptiste Oudry( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This beautiful volume--published to coincide with an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum to be held from May 1 to September 2, 2007--is the first to focus on the series of life-size portraits painted by the eighteenth-century artist Jean-Baptiste Oudry of the animals in Louis XV's royal menagerie at Versailles. A tiger, a lion, a leopard, and, most impressive of all, the famous rhinoceros known as Clara joined a group of other exotic animals in Oudry's "painted menagerie," which was purchased in 1750 by his German patron, the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The book's insightful essays situate this suite of paintings within the context of Oudry's career; discuss Oudry's remarkable drawings of animals; and present a fascinating history of menageries and of the phenomenon known as "Claramania"--When the real rhinoceros, Clara, traveled through Europe and caused a public sensation."--Publisher's description
The Annenberg Collection : masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-impressionism by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, watercolors, and drawings constitutes one of the most remarkable groupings of avant-garde works of art from the mid-19th to the early 20th century ever given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A revised and expanded edition of the 1989 publication Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection, this volume presents more than fifty masterworks by such luminaries as Manet, Degas, Morisot, Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Matisse, accompanied by elucidating texts and a wealth of comparative illustrations. -- From publisher
The First painters of the King : French royal taste from Louis XIV to the Revolution by Colin B Bailey( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragonard's Progress of love at the Frick Collection by Colin B Bailey( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This richly illustrated volume reveals the intriguing story behind the commission, rejection, and rehousing of Jean- Honore Fragonard's Progress of Love, a series of 14 paintings considered by many to be the artist's masterpiece. Fragonard (1732-1806) completed four large canvases for the comtesse du Barry's pavilion at Louveciennes, but they were replaced and returned to the artist. In 1790 Fragonard moved them to his cousin's house in Grasse, and over the course of the year painted two further large-scale works and 10 additional panels. With 140 colour images of the Fragonard paintings, details, shots of the room, plans, original sketches, and other comparative images, author Colin Bailey explores the commission of the four main panels, their original arrangement at Louveciennes and the possible reasons for their rejection. Equally enthralling is the history of how the paintings were rediscovered in the late 19th century and how they eventually came to The Frick Collection."--Publisher description
Turner to Cezanne : masterpieces from the Davies collection, National Museum Wales by Oliver Fairclough( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Published to accompany a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of ARts and National Museum Wales, this book features forty-seven stunningly beautiful paintings - many of which are rarely displayed outside of Wales - and eleven important works on paper. Together, they visually track the progression of modern art in Europe - from its beginnings in the romantic naturalism of Turner through Post-Impressionism."--Inside jacket
Building the Frick Collection : an introduction to the house and its collections by Colin B Bailey( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the building at 1 East 70th Street, New York, that served as the home of Henry Clay Frick and his family, and later became the museum known as the Frick Collection. Treats the design, erection and decoration of the Frick home (1912-1915), its conversion to museum (1932-1935) and its expansion to current form (1973-1977). The book, containing 117 illustrations, also discusses successive adjacent buildings housing the Frick Art Reference Library
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin, 1724-1780 by Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin( Book )

17 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition monographique sur cet artiste du XVIIIe siècle redécouvert par les frères Goncourt. Son oeuvre picturale, graphique et littéraire reflète la vie à Paris sous le règne de Louis XV et témoigne de son intérêt pour l'observation de la nature, la philosophie de son temps, les sujets d'histoire, etc
The world of William Glackens by Judith A Barter( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface -- The sketchbook of William Glackens Richard J. Wattenmaker -- The origins of the Barnes Collection, 1912-15 Colin B. Bailey -- A need for portraits: John Sloan, Robert Henri, and John Butler Yeats Avis Berman -- How the American impressionists and realists kept the wolf from the door H. Barbara Weinberg -- Collateral damage: George Bellows and the Great War Carol Troyen -- A brief chronology: William Glackens 1870-1938 -- Selected bibliography -- Index
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gustav Klimt, modernism in the making
Gustav Klimt, modernism in the makingRenoir landscapes, 1865-1883The age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard : masterpieces of French genre paintingAnne Vallayer-Coster, painter to the court of Marie-AntoinettePatriotic taste : collecting modern art in pre-revolutionary ParisJean-Baptiste Greuze : the laundressWatteau and his world : French drawing from 1700 to 1750Oudry's painted menagerie : portraits of exotic animals in eighteenth-century Europe
Alternative Names
Colin B. Bailey historien d'art

Colin B. Bailey Kunsthistoriker

Colin Bailey

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English (245)

French (9)

German (6)

Swedish (1)

Spanish (1)