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Art books, Ambroise Vollard's ultimate passion

2021-05-12T04:22:34.127Z

At the Petit Palais in Paris, an exhibition tells the story of the art dealer 's passion for prints and illustrated books.



As soon as the museums reopen, from May 19, that of the Petit Palais in Paris will offer an exhibition on master prints and more particularly on artists' books driven by the great art dealer Ambroise Vollard (1866-1939) .

Painted by Renoir, Cézanne, Bonnard, drawn by Dufy, photographed by Brassaï, this gruff-looking character with false sleepy airs, a great figure of modernity, since he was the promoter of Aixois, Gauguin , nabis, young Picasso or even Rouault, play the hosts at the threshold of the course.

He reveals what was perhaps his strongest passion, even more than painting.

Already a publisher of engravings, in addition to being a dealer in paintings, Vollard had in fact, from 1900 and until his death in a car accident on 23 August 1939, carried out some thirty projects for cathedrals in paper.

Where the writing, the colors and the shapes match harmoniously.

In addition, after his death, 14 other artists' books

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Source: lefigaro

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