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Renoir,My Father

Renoir,My Father

by Jean Renoir

Publisher: New York Review Books
ISBN: 9780940322776
Pages: 456
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 12 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-06
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In this delightful memoir, Jean Renoir, the director of such masterpieces of the cinema as Grand Illusion and The Rules of the Game, tells the life story of his father, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the great Impressionist painter. Recounting Pierre-Auguste's extraordinary career, beginning as a painter of fans and porcelain, recording the rules of thumb by which he worked, and capturing his unpretentious and wonderfully engaging talk and personality, Jean Renoir's book is both a wonderful double portrait of father and son and, in the words of the distinguished art historian John Golding, it "remains the best account of Renoir, and, furthermore, among the most beautiful and moving ...