Renoir, My Father

Renoir, My Father

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by Jean Renoir
     
 

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Film director Jean Renoir was the son of the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In this delightful memoir, he tells the story of his famous father, capturing the artist�s unpretentious and engaging personality. The author describes his father�s early years as a painter of fans and porcelain, evolving thoughts about the effect of light on paintings,…  See more details below

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Film director Jean Renoir was the son of the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In this delightful memoir, he tells the story of his famous father, capturing the artist�s unpretentious and engaging personality. The author describes his father�s early years as a painter of fans and porcelain, evolving thoughts about the effect of light on paintings, and relationships with such luminaries as Monet and Cezanne. Affectionately rendered through the eyes of a loving son, this work is a charming double portrait of both artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916515393
Publisher:
Mercury House
Publication date:
05/28/1988
Series:
The Lively Arts Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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