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Henri de Rothschild, 1872–1947

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Dr Henri de Rothschild was a fifth generation Rothschild and perhaps the most famous of the Paris Rothschilds of the fin-de-siècle period. A \'sleeping pa ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351931032
  • Genre: Medical
  • Nombre de pages: 322
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Dr Henri de Rothschild was a fifth generation Rothschild and perhaps the most famous of the Paris Rothschilds of the fin-de-siècle period. A 'sleeping partner' of the bank and the non-drinking owner of Mouton-Rothschild, Henri spent much of his life building medical institutions and promoting scientific medicine, including the promotion of Ehrlich's Salvarsan to cure syphilis and the use of radium to cure cancer. His hospital in a working class area of northern Paris boasted the latest in medical advances. Henri was particularly influential in developing the new science of infant feeding, while his broader concerns with infant health led to his playing a prominent role in the development of the specialty of pediatrics. This biography of Henri de Rothschild focuses on his medical achievements and that of his close family in France. Henri, his wife Mathilde and his mother Thérèse all had busy medical careers during World War I. The book also gives an account of both women's experiences of the war. Along with his explicitly scientific medical concerns, Henri was also a prolific playwright and, under the pseudonym André Pascal, wrote several plays about doctors. This book situates the plays, and particularly the themes of charlatanism, women doctors and medical ethics, in their contemporary context of the social and medical life of Paris. A fascinating and vividly written study of a somewhat neglected figure in the history of the illustrious Rothschild family, this book will make a valuable addition to the libraries of scholars in the history of medicine and those studying child health and welfare, the portrayal of doctors in literature, and more broadly the social and cultural life of early-twentieth century Paris.


A History of the Château de la Muette

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This book tells the story of the Chateau de la Muette from its inception as a royal hunting lodge to its present-day use as the headquarters of the OECD. ...

  • L'auteur : OECD
  • Editeur: OECD Publishing
  • ISBN: 9264173498
  • Genre: ,
  • Nombre de pages: 131
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book tells the story of the Chateau de la Muette from its inception as a royal hunting lodge to its present-day use as the headquarters of the OECD.


The Deaths of Henri Regnault

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This is the first book in English on Henri Regnault (1843–71), a forgotten star of the European fin-de-siècle. A brilliant maverick who once seemed to h ...

  • L'auteur : Marc Gotlieb
  • Editeur: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 022629885X
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This is the first book in English on Henri Regnault (1843–71), a forgotten star of the European fin-de-siècle. A brilliant maverick who once seemed to hold the future of French painting in his hands, Regnault enjoyed a meteoric rise that was cut short when he died at the age of twenty-seven in the Franco-Prussian War. The story of his glamorous career and patriotic death colored French commemorative culture for nearly forty years—until his memory was swept away by the vast losses of World War I. In The Deaths of Henri Regnault, Marc Gotlieb reintroduces this important artist while offering a new perspective on the ultimate decline of nineteenth-century salon painting. Gotlieb traces Regnault’s trajectory after he won the prestigious Grand Prix de Rome, a fellowship that provided four years of study in Italy. Arriving in Rome, however, Regnault suffered a profound crisis of originality that led him to flee the city in favor of Spain and Morocco. But the crisis also proved productive: from Rome, Madrid, Tangier, and Paris, Regnault enthralled audiences with a bold suite of strange, seductive, and violent Orientalist paintings inspired by his exotic journey—images that, Gotlieb argues, arose precisely from the crisis that had overtaken Regnault and that in key respects was shared by his more avant-garde counterparts. Both an in-depth look at Regnault’s violent art and a vibrant essay on historical memory, The Deaths of Henri Regnault lays bare a creative legend who helped shape the collective experience of a generation.


Henri de Régnier

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L’image d’Henri de Régnier est souvent réduite à quelques traits schématiques : académicien, poète à monocle, mondain, mari trompé, connaisseur ...

  • L'auteur : Patrick Besnier
  • Editeur: Fayard
  • ISBN: 2213689210
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 532
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: L’image d’Henri de Régnier est souvent réduite à quelques traits schématiques : académicien, poète à monocle, mondain, mari trompé, connaisseur de Venise. Mais la vérité est plus complexe, d’où sans doute la formulation mystérieuse de Picabia : « Henri de Régnier a toujours marché sur la tête. » Proche de Mallarmé, ami d’André Gide, de Pierre Louÿs et Debussy, il est un témoin essentiel de la vie intellectuelle entre 1890 et 1914. Après 1918, ses échanges avec Proust, son amitié avec Paul Morand qui voyait en lui « le plus grand gentleman des lettres françaises », sa collaboration avec les meilleurs illustrateurs de l’époque lui donnent une place dans l’après-guerre. Au-delà de l’auteur brillant de La Canne de jaspe et de La Double maîtresse, sa biographie fondée sur de nombreux documents inédits révèle un homme curieux, sensible et ironique. Professeur émérite à l’université du Maine, Patrick Besnier a publié des travaux sur Alfred Jarry, Edmond Rostand et Raymond Roussel.


Following Charcot: A Forgotten History of Neurology and Psychiatry

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Jean-Martin Charcot, the iconic 19th century French scientist, is still regarded today as the most famous and celebrated neurologist in the world. Despite ...

  • L'auteur : J. Bogousslavsky
  • Editeur: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • ISBN: 3805595573
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Nombre de pages: 220
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Jean-Martin Charcot, the iconic 19th century French scientist, is still regarded today as the most famous and celebrated neurologist in the world. Despite the development of strong independent schools of thought in the USA, UK and Germany, his ‘Salpêtrière’ school has become symbolic of the early development and rise of neurological practice and research. This book presents a fresh look at the origins of nervous system medicine, and at the fate of Charcot’s school and pupils. Special emphasis is placed upon the parallels and interactions between developments in neurology and mental medicine, clearly demonstrating that Charcot is not only the father of clinical neurology, but also wielded enormous influence upon the field we would come to know as psychiatry.Providing new insights into the life and work of Charcot and his pupils, this book will make fascinating reading for neurologists, psychiatrists, physicians and historians.


Handbook of Science and Technology Studies

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For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Techno ...

  • L'auteur : Sheila Jasanoff,Gerald E Markle,James C Peterson,Trevor Pinch
  • Editeur: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1452213631
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 848
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. This masterful volume is the first resource in more than 15 years to define, summarize, and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field. Tightly edited with contributions by an internationally recognized team of leading scholars, this volume addresses the crucial contemporary issues—both traditional and nonconventional—social studies, political studies, and humanistic studies in this changing field. Containing theoretical essays, extensive literature reviews, and detailed case studies, this remarkable volume clearly sets the standard for the field. It does nothing less than establish itself as the benchmark, one that will carry the field well into the next century.


The Fight Against Cancer

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Between the two World Wars an illness that mainly affects adults over fifty years old became so prominent that it superseded both tuberculosis and syphilis ...

  • L'auteur : Patrice Pinell
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134467567
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Between the two World Wars an illness that mainly affects adults over fifty years old became so prominent that it superseded both tuberculosis and syphilis in importance. As Patrice Pinell shows, the effect of cancer in France before World War Two reached far beyond the question of its mortality rates. Pinell's socio-historical approach to the early developments in the fight against cancer describes how scientific, therapeutic, philanthropic, ethical, social, economics and political interest combined to transform medicine.


Henry ‘Chips’ Channon: The Diaries (Volume 1)

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The Sunday Times bestselling edition of Chips Channon's remarkable diaries. Born in Chicago in 1897, 'Chips' Channon settled in England after the Great War ...

  • L'auteur : Chips Channon
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 147356719X
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 1024
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Sunday Times bestselling edition of Chips Channon's remarkable diaries. Born in Chicago in 1897, 'Chips' Channon settled in England after the Great War, married into the immensely wealthy Guinness family, and served as Conservative MP for Southend-on-Sea from 1935 until his death in 1958. His career was unremarkable. His diaries are quite the opposite. Elegant, gossipy and bitchy by turns, they are the unfettered observations of a man who went everywhere and who knew everybody. Whether describing the antics of London society in the interwar years, or the growing scandal surrounding his close friends Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson during the abdication crisis, or the mood in the House of Commons in the lead up to the Munich crisis, his sense of drama and his eye for the telling detail are unmatched. These are diaries that bring a whole epoch vividly to life. A heavily abridged and censored edition of the diaries was published in 1967. Only now, sixty years after Chips's death, can an extensive text be shared. ________________________________ 'Chips perfectly embodied the qualities vital to the task: a capacious ear for gossip, a neat turn of phrase, a waspish desire to tell all, and easy access to the highest social circles across Europe.[...] Blending Woosterish antics with a Lady Bracknellesque capacity for acid comment. Replete with fascinating insights.' Jesse Norman, Financial Times


The Jewish Traveler

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What is there of Jewish interest to see in Bombay? In Casablanca? Where are the kosher restaurants in Seattle? How did the Jewish community in Hong Kong or ...

  • L'auteur : Alan M. Tigay
  • Editeur: Jason Aronson, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 1461631505
  • Genre: Travel
  • Nombre de pages: 592
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 911
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Détails: What is there of Jewish interest to see in Bombay? In Casablanca? Where are the kosher restaurants in Seattle? How did the Jewish community in Hong Kong originate? The Jewish Traveler: Hadassah Magazine's Guide to the World's Jewish Communities and Sights provides this information and much more.


From War to Wealth Fifty Years of Innovation

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This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the development of the OECD from the founding of its predecessor organisation, the OEEC after World War I ...

  • L'auteur : OECD
  • Editeur: OECD Publishing
  • ISBN: 9264113290
  • Genre: ,
  • Nombre de pages: 120
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1959
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Détails: This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the development of the OECD from the founding of its predecessor organisation, the OEEC after World War II, to the transformation into the OECD in 1960, and its evolution since that time. Covering ...


The Tsar's Banker

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  • L'auteur : Stephen Davis
  • Editeur: Peakes Place Publishing
  • ISBN: 0995542333
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 352
  • Langue: French/English
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Humanism, Drama, and Performance

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This book examines the appropriation of theatre and theatrical performance by ideologies of humanism, in terms that continue to echo across the related dis ...

  • L'auteur : Hana Worthen
  • Editeur: Springer Nature
  • ISBN: 3030440664
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 301
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1270
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Détails: This book examines the appropriation of theatre and theatrical performance by ideologies of humanism, in terms that continue to echo across the related disciplines of literary, drama, theatre, and performance history and studies today. From Aristotle onward, theatre has been regulated by three strains of critical poiesis: the literary, segregating theatre and the practices of the spectacular from the humanizing work attributed to the book and to the internality of reading; the dramatic, approving the address of theatrical performance only to the extent that it instrumentalizes literary value; and the theatrical, assimilating performance to the conjunction of literary and liberal values. These values have been used to figure not only the work of theatre, but also the propriety of the audience as a figure for its socializing work, along a privileged dualism from the aestheticized ensemble—harmonizing actor, character, and spectator to the essentialized drama—to the politicized assembly, theatre understood as an agonistic gathering.


Mr Five Per Cent

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When Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955 at the age of 86, he was the richest man in the world, known as 'Mr Five Per Cent' for his personal share of Middle E ...

  • L'auteur : Jonathan Conlin
  • Editeur: Profile Books
  • ISBN: 1782834443
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 402
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1915
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Détails: When Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955 at the age of 86, he was the richest man in the world, known as 'Mr Five Per Cent' for his personal share of Middle East oil. The son of a wealthy Armenian merchant in Istanbul, for half a century he brokered top-level oil deals, concealing his mysterious web of business interests and contacts within a labyrinth of Asian and European cartels, and convincing governments and oil barons alike of his impartiality as an 'honest broker'. Today his name is known principally through the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, to which his spectacular art collection and most of his vast wealth were bequeathed. Gulbenkian's private life was as labyrinthine as his business dealings. He insisted on the highest 'moral values', yet ruthlessly used his wife's charm as a hostess to further his career, and demanded complete obedience from his family, whom he monitored obsessively. As a young man he lived a champagne lifestyle, escorting actresses and showgirls, and in later life - on doctor's orders - he slept with a succession of discreetly provided young women. Meanwhile he built up a superb art collection which included Rembrandts and other treasures sold to him by Stalin from the Hermitage Museum. Published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth, Mr Five Per Cent reveals Gulbenkian's complex and many-sided existence. Written with full access to the Gulbenkian Foundation's archives, this is the fascinating story of the man who more than anyone else helped shape the modern oil industry.


Wine Business Case Studies

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Published in association with the Bordeaux College of Business, this groundbreaking book applies business pedagogy s powerful learning tool to the unique c ...

  • L'auteur : Pierre Mora
  • Editeur: Board and Bench Publishing
  • ISBN: 1935879715
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Nombre de pages: 300
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 395
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Détails: Published in association with the Bordeaux College of Business, this groundbreaking book applies business pedagogy s powerful learning tool to the unique challenges of wine business management. Within are thirteen cases drawn from the examples of real business success and calamity by an international group of respected wine business scholars.


Mata Hari's Last Dance

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From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courte ...

  • L'auteur : Michelle Moran
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1476716404
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 288
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 757
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Détails: From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy. Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom…or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she’s been arrested on: treason leading to the deaths of thousands of French soldiers. As Mata Hari waits for her fate to be decided, she relays the story of her life to a reporter who is allowed to visit her in prison. Beginning with her carefree childhood, Mata Hari recounts her father’s cruel abandonment of her family as well her calamitous marriage to a military officer. Taken to the island of Java, Mata Hari refuses to be ruled by her abusive husband and instead learns to dance, paving the way to her stardom as Europe’s most infamous dancer. From Indian temples and Parisian theatres to German barracks in war-torn Europe, international bestselling author Michelle Moran who “expertly balances fact and fiction” (Associated Press) brings to vibrant life the famed world of Mata Hari: dancer, courtesan, and possibly, spy.


For the Soul of France

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Frederick Brown, cultural historian, author of acclaimed biographies of Émile Zola (“Magnificent”—The New Yorker) and Flaubert (“Splendid . . . In ...

  • L'auteur : Frederick Brown
  • Editeur: Anchor
  • ISBN: 0307592928
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 336
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 908
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Détails: Frederick Brown, cultural historian, author of acclaimed biographies of Émile Zola (“Magnificent”—The New Yorker) and Flaubert (“Splendid . . . Intellectually nuanced, exquisitely written”—The New Republic) now gives us an ambitious, far-reaching book—a perfect joining of subject and writer: a portrait of fin-de-siècle France. He writes about the forces that led up to the twilight years of the nineteenth century when France, defeated by Prussia in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71, was forced to cede the border states of Alsace and Lorraine, and of the resulting civil war, waged without restraint, that toppled Napoléon III, crushed the Paris Commune, and provoked a dangerous nationalism that gripped the Republic. The author describes how postwar France, a nation splintered in the face of humiliation by the foreigner—Prussia—dissolved into two cultural factions: moderates, proponents of a secular state (“Clericalism, there is the enemy!”), and reactionaries, who saw their ideal nation—militant, Catholic, royalist—embodied by Joan of Arc, with their message, that France had suffered its defeat in 1871 for having betrayed its true faith. A bitter debate took hold of the heart and soul of the country, framed by the vision of “science” and “technological advancement” versus “supernatural intervention.” Brown shows us how Paris’s most iconic monuments that rose up during those years bear witness to the passionate decades-long quarrel. At one end of Paris was Gustave Eiffel’s tower, built in iron and more than a thousand feet tall, the beacon of a forward-looking nation; at Paris’ other end, at the highest point in the city, the basilica of the Sacré-Coeur, atonement for the country’s sins and moral laxity whose punishment was France’s defeat in the war . . . Brown makes clear that the Dreyfus Affair—the cannonade of the 1890s—can only be understood in light of these converging forces. “The Affair” shaped the character of public debate and informed private life. At stake was the fate of a Republic born during the Franco-Prussian War and reared against bitter opposition. The losses that abounded during this time—the financial loss suffered by thousands in the crash of the Union Génerale, a bank founded in 1875 to promote Catholic interests with Catholic capital outside the Rothschilds’ sphere of influence, along with the failure of the Panama Canal Company—spurred the partisan press, which blamed both disasters on Jewry. The author writes how the roiling conflicts that began thirty years before Dreyfus did not end with his exoneration in 1900. Instead they became the festering point that led to France’s surrender to Hitler’s armies in 1940, when the Third Republic fell and the Vichy government replaced it, with Marshal Pétain heralded as the latest incarnation of Joan of Arc, France’s savior . . .


Henry ‘Chips’ Channon: The Diaries (Volume 2)

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The second volume of the remarkable, Sunday Times bestselling diaries of Chips Channon. This second volume of the bestselling diaries of Henry 'Chips' Chan ...

  • L'auteur : Chips Channon
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1473567203
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 1120
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The second volume of the remarkable, Sunday Times bestselling diaries of Chips Channon. This second volume of the bestselling diaries of Henry 'Chips' Channon takes us from the heady aftermath of the Munich agreement, when the Prime Minister so admired by Chips was credited with having averted a general European conflagration, through the rapid unravelling of appeasement, and on to the tribulations of the early years of the Second World War. It closes with a moment of hope, as Channon, in recording the fall of Mussolini in July 1943, reflects: 'The war must be more than half over.' For much of this period, Channon is genuinely an eye-witness to unfolding events. He reassures Neville Chamberlain as he fights for his political life in May 1940. He chats to Winston Churchill while the two men inspect the bombed-out chamber of the House of Commons a few months later. From his desk at the Foreign Office he charts the progress of the war. But with the departure of his boss 'Rab' Butler to the Ministry of Education, and Channon's subsequent exclusion from the corridors of power, his life changes - and with it the preoccupations and tone of the diaries. The conduct of the war remains a constant theme, but more personal preoccupations come increasingly to the fore. As he throws himself back into the pleasures of society, he records his encounters with the likes of Noël Coward, Prince Philip, General de Gaulle and Oscar Wilde's erstwhile lover Lord Alfred Douglas. He describes dinners with members of European royal dynasties, and recounts gossip and scandal about the great, the good and the less good. And he charts the implosion of his marriage and his burgeoning, passionate friendship with a young officer on Wavell's staff. These are diaries that bring a whole epoch vividly to life.


The Polo Encyclopedia, 2d ed.

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In its greatly expanded second edition, this definitive reference work on the sport of Polo includes more than 18,000 alphabetical and cross-referenced ent ...

  • L'auteur : Horace A. Laffaye
  • Editeur: McFarland
  • ISBN: 1476619565
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Nombre de pages: 424
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1619
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Détails: In its greatly expanded second edition, this definitive reference work on the sport of Polo includes more than 18,000 alphabetical and cross-referenced entries covering players, teams, national and international tournaments, rules of the game, books on polo and their authors, as well as painters and sculptors of polo subjects. No other book includes as much information about the game in a single volume.


Elsie de Wolfe's Paris

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The American decorator Elsie de Wolfe (1858–1950) was the international set’s preeminent hostess in Paris during the interwar years. She had a legendar ...

  • L'auteur : Charlie Scheips
  • Editeur: Abrams
  • ISBN: 1613129807
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The American decorator Elsie de Wolfe (1858–1950) was the international set’s preeminent hostess in Paris during the interwar years. She had a legendary villa in Versailles, where in the late 1930s she held two fabulous parties—her Circus Balls—that marked the end of the social scene that her friend Cole Porter perfectly captured in his songs, as the clouds of war swept through Europe. Charlie Scheips tells the story of these glamorous parties using a wealth of previously unpublished photographs and introducing a large cast of aristocrats, beauties, politicians, fashion designers, movie stars, moguls, artists, caterers, florists, party planners, and decorators. A landmark work of social history and a poignant vision of a vanished world, Scheips’s book belongs on the shelf with Abrams’ classics such as Slim Aarons: Once Upon A Time and Tony Duquette.


A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings

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Since the second half of the last century art historians, realizing that the image of Rembrandt’s work had become blurred with time, have attempted to re ...

  • L'auteur : J. Bruyn,B. Haak,S.H. Levie,P.J.J. van Thiel
  • Editeur: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9400944101
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 900
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Since the second half of the last century art historians, realizing that the image of Rembrandt’s work had become blurred with time, have attempted to redefine the artist’s significance both as a source of inspiration to other artists and as a great artist in his own right. In order to carry on the work started by previous generations, a group of leading Dutch art historians from the university and museum world joined forces in the late 1960s in order to study afresh the paintings usually ascribed to the artist. The researchers came together in the Rembrandt Research Project which was established to provide the art world with a new standard reference work which would serve the community of art historians for the nearby and long future. They examined the originals of all works attributed to Rembrandt taking full advantage of today’s sophisticated techniques including radiography, neutron activation autoradiography, dendrochronology and paint sample analysis — thereby gaining valuable insight into the genesis and condition of the paintings. The result of this meticulous research is laid down chronologically in the following Volumes: A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings, Volume I, which deals with works from Rembrandt’s early years in Leiden(1629-1631), published in 1982. THIS VOLUME: A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings, Volume II, covering his first years in Amsterdam (1631-1634), published in 1986. A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings, Volume III, goes into his later years of reputation (1635-1642), published in 1990. Each Volume consists of a number of Introductory Chapters as well as the full Catalogue of all paintings from the given time period attributed to Rembrandt. In this catalogue each painting is discussed and examined in a detailed way, comprising a descriptive, an interpretative and a documentary section. For the authenticity evaluation of the paintings three different categories are used to divide the works in: A. Paintings by Rembrandt, B. Paintings of which Rembrandt’s authorship cannot be positively either accepted or rejected, and C. Paintings of which Rembrandt’s authorship cannot be accepted. This volume (Volume II) contains 900 pages, starting of with five introductory chapters and discussing 101 paintings. In clear and accessible explanatory text all different paintings are discussed, larded with immaculate images of each painting. Details are shown where possible, as well as the results of modern day technical imaging.


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