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Félix Vallotton

Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) was active at the turn of the century. Although he is best known for his striking and elegantly composed Japanese-inspired woodblock prints, Vallotton was also a skilled painter, creating works that arrestingly combined technical perfection with emotional realism. This seminal text provides readers with a fascinating assessment of the career of this revolutionary artist.
229 printed pages
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Parkstone International
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  • katiadolzhenkohas quoted5 years ago
    In 1889, Paul Sérusier, who was effectively the organiser of the Nabis group, wrote to Maurice Denis about Édouard Vuillard’s initiation: “Welcome! I am dreaming of a pure brotherhood in the future, consisting entirely of artists who are confirmed devotees of the beautiful and the good, taking as the foundation of their creative work and their conduct that quality which is hard to define, and which I call by the word Nabi.”
  • katiadolzhenkohas quoted5 years ago
    I would very much like to achieve something in painting; something to do with portraits, as always. What do you want of me? That’s the way I’m made, and it is only in this that I have any chance of achieving succ
  • katiadolzhenkohas quoted5 years ago
    Nevertheless, he would turn to his family again and again for help, as after paying for his lodging and for models, he would have nothing left for food. He tried to work just as much as he was physically capable of doing.

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