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Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Denis, Matisse, Picasso: Offspring of Puvis de Chavannes

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The Poor Fisherman
Puvis de Chavannes
155.5 x 192.5 cm
1881

Art historian Aimée Brown Price is the author of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, vol. I: The Artist and his Art; vol. II: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Work (Yale University Press, 2010).  Her Ph.D. from Yale, she has taught (Caltech, Princeton, Smith College, CUNY, NYSS), lectured (Chicago Art Institute; Institut d’Art et Archéologie, Paris;  Cambridge and Oxford universities), and served as guest curator (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; Bunkamura and Shimane museums, Japan) at a variety of institutions.  She has contributed articles and criticism to such journals as The Art Bulletin, Art in America, the Gazette des Beaux-Arts, The Burlington Magazine; and essays to a number of museum catalogues.  Besides nineteenth-century French art, her current interests include double portraits, portraits of art dealers, caricatures, images of books and libraries, and modern allegorical figures.   The French nation made her a Chevalier in Arts and Letters.

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