Adolphe Valette H C
by Cecilia Lyon (9781860775222)

Adolphe Valette H C
 

Cecilia Lyon


Release Date: 15 October 2008
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Category: From C 1900 -
Publisher: Woodslane
ISBN: 9781860775222
ISBN-10: 1860775225



Adolphe Valette was an exceptionally multitalented artist. Born in France in 1876, he ignored the boundaries of national frontiers and arrived in Manchester in 1905. He introduced impressionism to the city and from 1908 to 1913 produced his famous "Manchester-scapes." They captured, in the subtle hues of Valette's impressionist palette, the atmospheric mood of streets, squares, waterways, and industrial buildings shrouded in fog and pollution. As teacher at the Manchester School of Art, Valette tutored L.S. Lowry, who acknowledges a debt of gratitude to the artist for more than a decade's instruction. The geographical vagaries of Valette's life brought him back to his native France in 1928 where he continued to paint until his death in 1942. This fascinating and long awaited book displays Valette's finest work and his unique talents to splendid effect. Cecilia Lyon at last gives this acclaimed painter the recognition he deserves as an important player in the extensive panorama of early 20th-century British and French painting. The only complete work of reference on the life and work of Adolphe Valette, this charming book is a feast for the eyes and full of hitherto unknown facts about this remarkable man.

AUD $135.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.



Write a customer review of Adolphe Valette H C.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide