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HOEBER, Arthur. The Barbizon Painters : Being the Story of the Men of Thirty. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, MCMXV. First Printing (September 1915). Pp. (6),vii-xxiv,(2),3-296, frontispiece, + 51 p. of black and whiteplates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with rectangular pictorial paper onl y depicting Millet's "Going to Work" to front board, gilt lettering to front and spine. "The story of these 'Men of Thirty', as the 'Barbizon Painters' are sometimes called, is like some curious romance, almost unbelievable in the subsequent development; for their canvases, once ignored by all save a few, to-day have the value of rare and precious jewels, bring prices beyond all bounds, are fairly fought for when they comeup in the auction rooms or the shops of the dealers." - from the introduction. Contents: 1. Jean François Millet; 2. Jean Baptiste Camille Corot; 3. Narcisse Virgilio Diaz dela Peña; 4 Jules Dupré; 5. Constant Troyon; 6. Pierre Étienne Théodore Rou sseau; 7. Charles François Daubigny; 8. Charles Émile Jacque. With bibliography and index at rear. Some light nicking to top edge, else a very good copy. 80.00
Title: Barbizon Painters : Being the Story of the Men of Thirty. First Edition.
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1915,:
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