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Greuze and His Models (Classic Reprint)

Greuze and His Models (Classic Reprint)

Author: John Rivers

Format: Paperback

Pages: 452 pages

ISBN: 9781333624453

Published: January 15th 2019

Excerpt from Greuze and His Models

The Greuze girl is the fairest flower that bloomed in the dawn Of democratic art - a Venus of the common people Of eighteenth-century Paris. The artist devoted all the resources of his talent to immortalise the type and the gods rewarded his devotion, like that Of another Pygmalion, by causing the sweet white flesh to glow and blossom into life under the caress Of his brush. And SO she became his for ever.

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