Sorolla the Masterworks

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    A new survey of the best works by the elusive and spectacular Spanish Impressionist Joaqu n Sorolla. Often compared to his contemporary, the American artist John Singer Sargent, Joaqu n Sorolla 1863-1923 was a master draftsman and painter of landscapes, formal portraits, and monumental, historically themed canvases. Highly influenced by French Impressionism, the Valencian artist was a master plein-air painter known for his luminous seaside scenes of frolicking youths and for vivid depictions of Spanish rural life and its pleasures and customs. This beautifully designed and produced volume brings together one hundred of Sorolla's major paintings, selected by his great-granddaughter Blanca Pons-Sorolla, the foremost authority on the artist. Benefiting from close proximity to the artist and his personal archives, she presents an in-depth essay that explores Sorolla's life, work, and remarkable international legacy. With virtually all of the artist's previous publications now out of print, this much-anticipated volume is an important addition to the literature on this great Spanish master.

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    Number of Pages: 224
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780847839339
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    Listed in: c 1800 to c 1900, History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -, Painting & paintings
    Publisher: Skira Rizzoli

    Books by Blanca Pons-Sorolla

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