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Impressionist cats & dogs : pets in the painting of modern life

Author: James Henry Rubin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on the role of pets in Impressionist pictures and what this reveals about the art, artists, and society of that era. It also provides information on pet ownership and on the place  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bildband
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Henry Rubin
ISBN: 0300098731 9780300098730
OCLC Number: 51615289
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Animal images in modern light --
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Beasts compared with man --
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The artist's special companions --
The avant-garde animal --
The painter's best friend --
The artist as a rover --
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Gone to the dog's house --
Snooty family values --
Who had a bone to pick? --
Ladies and their lappers --
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Renoir's love affair wth cats.
Other Titles: Impressionist cats and dogs
Responsibility: James H. Rubin.
Local System Bib Number:
337144
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