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Riopelle, Christopher

Works: 85 works in 252 publications in 2 languages and 5,747 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, wst, Author of introduction, Collector, Other, Publishing director, Collaborator
Classifications: ND210, 759.13
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christopher Riopelle
Americans in Paris, 1860-1900 by Kathleen Adler( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John White Alexander, Cecilia Beaux, James Carroll Beckwich, Frank Weston Benson, Nelson Norris Bickford, John Leslie Breck, Dennis Miller Bunker, Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Jefferson David Chalfant, William Merritt Chase, Charles Courtney Curran, Thomas Eakins, Mary Fairchild, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Abbott Fuller Graves, Ellen Day Hale, Frederick Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Thomas Hovenden, William Morris Hunt, Anna Elizabeth Klumpke, Willard Leroy Metcalf, Hermann Dudley Murphy, Elizabeth Nourse, Charles Sprague Pearce, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Theodore Robinson, John Singer Sargent, Julius LeBlanc Stewart, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Edmund Charles Tarbell, John Henry Twachtman, Harry van der Weyden, Frederic Porter Vinton, Robert Vonnoh, Julian Alden Weir, James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Delacroix and the rise of modern art by Patrick J Noon( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noon and Riopelle explore the artist's influence on modern art in the late-18th and early-20th centuries. An analysis and comparison with works by various artists whom he influenced include Edouard Manet, John Singer Sargent, Henri Fantin-Latour, Paul Cézanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Odilon Redon, Paul Gauguin, Eugène Fromentin, Théodore Chassériau, Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña, Frédéric Bazille, Ary Scheffer, Gustave Moreau, Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, Vincent van Gogh, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Richard Parkes Bonington, Gustave Courbet, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Paul Signac, Jean Metzinger, and Wassily Kandinsky
A brush with nature : the Gere collection of landscape oil sketches by Christopher Riopelle( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to the illustrations the book includes a foreword by Neil MacGregor, 'Painting of a unique land' Collecting Landscape Oil Sketches written by Charlotte Gere and 'Discovering a Splendid Problem' Inventing the Landscape Oil Sketch written by Christopher Riopelle
Seduced by art : photography past and present by Hope Kingsley( Book )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and Polish and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today's photography is part of our own cultural moment, but it also arises from artistic traditions of the past. Seduced by Art looks at the effects of art and its history on the creation of photographs, tracing continuities in aims, visual style, and technical experimentation. This sumptuous book shows how photographers such as Julia Margaret Cameron sought to elevate the status of their work by referencing Old Masters. Similarly, contemporary practitioners look to their photographic predecessors, as well as art history, for inspiration. Among the many photographers featured are Ori Gersht, Luc Delahaye, Thomas Struth, Tom Hunter, and Helen Chadwick, and paintings from Caravaggio, Zurbarán, Delacroix, Ingres, Constable, and others. Each chapter takes a genre -portraiture, the nude, still life, and landscape- and discusses the challenges that each poses for photographers. Interviews with Tina Barney, Rineke Dijkstra, Richard Billingham, Richard Learoyd, Sarah Jones, and Maisie Maud Broadhead focus in-depth on contemporary working practices."--Site internet de l'éditeur
Thomas Jones (1742-1803) : an artist rediscovered by Thomas Jones( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the catalogue for a major exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Thomas Jones's death. The exhibition has been organised by the National Museums & Galleries of Wales, in conjunction with the National Gallery, London, and the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester."--Jacket
Inventing impressionism : Paul Durand-Ruel and the modern art market by Inventing impressionism( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most forward-thinking art dealers of all time, Paul Durand-Ruel (1831-1922) played a crucial role in the rise of French Impressionism. This book explores how Durand-Ruel discovered, exhibited, and shaped an audience for Impressionist paintings at a time when they were not yet appreciated. Durand-Ruel first encountered key Impressionist painters in the early 1870s and guided many of their careers for decades. A passionate advocate of the Impressionists, he established personal ties with these artists and developed new markets for them by opening branches of his Paris gallery in London, Brussels, and New York. Featuring essays by leading scholars, this handsome volume provides a biography of the man and the trajectory of his career. It also examines his relationships with artists and buyers and his groundbreaking business practices, such as embracing the idea of the solo show, publishing art reviews, and paying artists stipends--often at great financial risk and personal cost to himself. Illustrated with archival documents, historic photographs, and paintings by artists such as Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, among others, this major contribution to the study of art and commerce transforms our understanding of the development of Impressionism."--Publisher description
Thomas Cole's journey : Atlantic crossings by Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Cole (1801-1848) is celebrated as the greatest American landscape artist of his generation. Though previous scholarship has emphasized the American aspects of his identity, never before has the British-born artist been presented as an international figure, in direct dialogue with the major landscape painters of the age. Thomas Cole's Journey emphasizes the artist's travels in England and Italy from 1829 to 1832 and his crucial interactions with such painters as Turner and Constable. Presenting the artist's most renowned paintings--The Oxbow (1836) and The Course of Empire cycle (1834-36)--as the culmination of his European experiences and of his abiding passion for the American wilderness, this lavishly illustrated catalogue provides a new perspective on these cherished masterpieces. Four essays examine how Cole's first-hand knowledge of the British industrial revolution and his study of the Roman Empire positioned him to create works that offer a distinctive, even dissident, response to the economic and political rise of the United States, the ecological and economic changes then underway, and the dangers that faced the young nation." -- Publisher's description
Neo-Impressionism and the dream of realities : painting, poetry, music by Cornelia Homburg( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This catalogue explores the creative exchange between Neo-Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late 1880s and early 1890s. Symbolism, with its emphasis on subjectivity, dream worlds, and spirituality, has often been considered at odds with Neo-Impressionism's approach to portraying colour and light. This book repositions the relationship between these movements and looks at how Neo-Impressionist artists such as Maximilien Luce, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and Henry van de Velde created evocative landscape and figural scenes by depicting emptiness, contemplative moods, Arcadia, and other themes. Beautifully illustrated with 130 colour images, this book reveals the vibrancy and depth of the Neo-Impressionist movement in Paris and Brussels in the late 19th century. Exhibition: The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA (27.9.2014-11.1.2015)
An American experiment : George Bellows and the Ashcan painters by David Peters Corbett( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an accessible introduction to some of the key Ashcan painters, focusing in particular on the works of George Bellows and those of his peers, William Glackens, Robert Henri, George Luks and John Sloan. It considers the context behind their radical approach to painting and examines twelve works in detail, from depictions of the metropolitan throng to Bellows's vivid later seascapes. The book concludes with short biographies of the artists and suggestions for further reading
Painting history : Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey by Stephen Bann( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents "The Execution of Lady Jane Grey" with other major history paintings and preparatory sketches that made Delaroche's reputation during his lifetime. The authors also discuss varied visual and cross-cultural influences such as popular prints and theatre on his particular approach to depicting English history. Other inspirations are outlined, including the recent discovery that the probable model for Lady Jane Grey was a well-known Parisian actress, thus shedding further light on Delaroche's interest in theatre. This study is complemented by an essay by John Guy, the distinguished Tudor historian, who outlines the short life of Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England for nine days, and the development of her enduring mythical status as an innocent martyr
Frederic Church and the landscape oil sketch by Andrew Wilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work features some thirty sketches Frederic Church made in the United States, Jamaica, Europe and the Middle East over the course of his career
Sisley in England and Wales by Christopher Riopelle( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), although born and raised in France, was from a wealthy English family and maintained links with his ancestral homeland all his life. In 1874, after his participation in the now-infamous first Impressionist Exhibition in Paris, he stayed in London, where he painted classically Impressionistic studies of summer life along the River Thames." "When Sisley returned to Britain in 1897, he made a short visit to South Wales. He was entralled by the dramatic shoreline, and the paintings resulting from this trip were among the most audacious and vivid he had ever produced." "Alfred Sisley was best known for his distinctive Impressionist treatment of landscape and this book brings together a rarely seen collection of fresh and appealing studies of the banks of the River Thames, Hampton Court and South Wales."--Jacket
Richard Hamilton : the late works by Christopher Riopelle( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors examine Hamilton's long relationship with the National Gallery and how he shaped his final artistic statement for it: a computer-generated image over-painted by hand depicting Poussin, Courbet and Titian contemplating a reclining female nude and reflecting on art, beauty and desire
Australia's impressionists by Tim Bonyhady( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia's Impressionists' introduces a worldwide audience to Impressionism as it manifested itself in artistic movements beyond Europe. This catalogue features over 35 paintings, including important masterpieces by Australia's leading artists, many of which have never previously been shown outside the country. In 1889 a group of artists working in Melbourne opened the '9 by 5 Impression Exhibition', an ambitious display that sought to introduce local society to their version of Impressionism. These artists - Tom Roberts, Charles Conder, Arthur Streeton - presented some 180 oil sketches. Many of these scenes of contemporary life, using a vividly coloured palette, were painted on panels, from cigar boxes, of around 9 x 5 inches, which gave the show its name. In fact these pictures owed more to Whistler, whose works Roberts had seen in London in 1884, than to French Impressionism. Drawing on a wider interest in national identity among the non-Indigenous population, Conder, Roberts and Streeton championed a new Australian landscape style. This drew on the practices of European plein-air artists, but the resulting pictures became larger and more ambitious in manner; paintings of the leisured lifestyle offered by Sydney Harbour are recorded with cheerful pride, while scenes of the bush - albeit never too far from the city - are elevated to a mode of heroic myth. John Peter Russell, a friend and correspondent of Roberts, was born and died in Sydney, but spent some 40 years as an expatriate in Europe. Russell spent his working life in the company of Van Gogh, Monet and Rodin. While his talents as a colourist made a deep impression on the young Matisse, his innovative art was only rediscovered in the later twentieth century. Exhibition: The National Gallery, London, UK (07.12.2016-26.03.2017)
Tim Gardner : new works by Christopher Riopelle( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canadian painter Tim Gardner established his international reputation with his first solo exhibition at the 303 Gallery, New York, in 2001. His compelling gift for identifying resonant images from contemporary life, along with a rare mastery of watercolour and pastel technique, led to an invitation to spend time at the National Gallery, London, where he immersed himself in the collection in 2005. The 20 watercolours and pastels in this book arise from this confrontation, where Gardner's works do not explicitly acknowledge Old Master sources but everywhere are informed by them. With these paintings, at once deeply personal and coolly appraising, he has extended the range and resonance of his singular art
Forests, rocks, torrents : Norwegian and Swiss landscapes from the Lunde collection by Christopher Riopelle( Book )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forests, rocks, and torrents" brings together an array of Norway and Switzerland's most talented 19th-century artists, who shared an interest in capturing their native dramatic alpine landscapes. This richly illustrated book also examines the differences that climate, character, and political regimes have imposed on artistic practices. Distinct social and political situations in Norway and Switzerland yielded fundamental differences in the two countries' painting traditions. As Norway endured a long struggle for freedom, Switzerland remained proudly independent. While Norway was poor, isolated, and dependent for survival on its natural resources, the Swiss enjoyed prosperity, a cosmopolitan society, and prestige as an early center of industry. The authors examine how this was manifested in the landscape paintings of such prominent artists as Johan Christian Dahl, Thomas Fearnley, Peder Balke, and Alexandra Calame. This book also supplies a helpful chronology and brief artist biographies
Manet to Picasso by National Gallery (Great Britain)( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings by Peder Balke by Peder Balke( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1832, the Norwegian painter Peder Balke (1804-1887) traveled to the far north of Norway to the dramatic coastline of the North Cape. The experience was so profound that he built his career painting isolated Arctic Circle seascapes. His pictures were originally rooted in the 19th-century romanticism of artists such as Caspar David Friedrich and his compatriot, Johan Christian Dahl. Later in his career Balke created improvised seascapes with roughly applied brushwork-sometimes using his hands, a technique that was prescient of early modern expressionism
Drawn in colour : Degas from the Burrell Collection by Vivien Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burrell Collection in Glasgow houses more than twenty paintings, pastels, and drawings by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) that include his most recognisable motifs: ballet dancers, bathers, jockeys, and women at work. Together with a selection of the National Gallery's oils and pastels, they represent every stage of Degas's career. The authors show how the immediacy of these works is enhanced by the artist's energetic technique. These are not so much spontaneous sketches as daring experiments in form and color. Essays explore Degas's innovative use of pastels; his career and the ongoing critical assessment of his art; and the life and milieu of his contemporary Sir William Burrell, the wealthy Scottish shipping magnate and philanthropist, for whom forming this impressive collection of Degas's works was an unusual foray into contemporary art
Ocean fishes : paintings of saltwater fish by James Prosek( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the tradition of his acclaimed Trout: an illustrated history, renowned naturalist, artist, and fisherman James Prosek captures 35 of the most pursued fish -- from striped bass to tarpon, swordfish to bonefish-- as well as many creatures that share these marine ecosystems-- from lobsters to shells to beach plants-- through rich watercolors painted specifically for this handsome volume. Ocean fishes is James Prosek's personal tribute to marine beauty unlike any published before-- based on travel, intense observation, work with scientists, and stories of those who know the fish most intimately, the fishermen (both recreational and commercial). It is also the author's quiet conservation statement. In showing the beauty and monumentality of these fish, Prosek is urging us to preserve what we have before it is lost. These paintings give the reader a privileged view of a fish fresh from the ocean when its changing colors first glint in the sun-- a view ordinarily glimpsed only by the fishermen on the boat."--Jacket
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Americans in Paris, 1860-1900
A brush with nature : the Gere collection of landscape oil sketchesThomas Jones (1742-1803) : an artist rediscoveredAn American experiment : George Bellows and the Ashcan paintersPainting history : Delaroche and Lady Jane GreySisley in England and WalesTim Gardner : new worksForests, rocks, torrents : Norwegian and Swiss landscapes from the Lunde collectionManet to Picasso
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