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Cezanne: Drawings and Watercolours

Christopher Lloyd

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Thames & Hudson
01 August 2019
Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs
Drawing was central to Cezanne's indefatigable search for solutions to the problems posed by the depiction of reality. Many of his watercolours are equal to his paintings, and he himself made no real distinction between painting and drawing. This book's six chapters are arranged thematically covering the whole range of Cezanne's oeuvre: works after the Old Masters such as Michelangelo and Rubens; his period as one of the Impressionists; his exploration of both portraiture and the human figure, including the magnificent bathers; his interaction with landscape, particularly in his native Provence and the dominating form of Mont Sainte-Victoire; and finally the magisterial still lifes. In the Introduction, as well as throughout the book, Lloyd sets the drawings and watercolours in the context of Cezanne's life and overall artistic development. The result is a greater understanding of the process that led to some of the most absorbing art ever produced.
By:   Christopher Lloyd
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   760g
ISBN:   9780500295212
ISBN 10:   0500295212
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword; 1. Past Masters; 2. The Impact of Impressionism; 3. Portraying the Individual; 4. In Pursuit of the Human Figure; 5. Searching for the Ideal in the Landscape; 6. The Ultimate Construct in Still Life; Epilogue

Reviews for Cezanne: Drawings and Watercolours

'A beautifully produced, highly accessible volume' - Apollo


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