The letters of Paul Cézanne / edited and translated by Alexander Danchev.
- Standardized Title:
- Correspondence. English
- Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2013.
392 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
- Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 -- Correspondence.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 -- Correspondence.
Painters -- France -- Correspondence.
- "This new translation of Cézanne's letters includes more than twenty that were previously unpublished and reproduces the sketches and caricatures with which Cézanne occasionally illustrated his words. The letters shed light on some of the key artistic relationships of the modern period--about one third of Cézanne's more than 250 letters are to his boyhood companion Emile Zola, and he communicated extensively with Camille Pissarro and the dealer Ambroise Vollard. The translation is richly annotated with explanatory notes, and, for the first time, the letters are cross-referenced to the current catalogue raisonne. Numerous inaccuracies and archaisms in the previous English edition of the letters are corrected, and many intriguing passages that were unaccountably omitted have been restored. The result is a publishing landmark that ably conveys Cézanne's intricacy of expression." -- Publisher's website.
- Introduction : "Pictor semper virens"
List of abbreviations
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Danchev, Alex, editor, translator.
- 9781606061602 (hardcover)
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