Sorolla : Spanish master of light
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Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
9781857096422, 1857096428

Notes

General Note
On the occassion of the exhibition Sorolla: Spanish master of light organized by the National Gallery, London 18 March-7 July 2019 and the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin 10 August-3 November 2019 in collaboration with Museo Sorolla, Madrid.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-253) and index.
Description
"Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) was the leading Spanish painter of his day, world-famous when Picasso was still struggling to establish a name. This sumptuously illustrated book traces Sorolla's career at home and abroad, focusing on more than 60 canvases. These include portraits, landscapes, the bathers and seascapes for which he is most famous, and genre scenes of Spanish life. His monumental early works established the artist's reputation as an unflinching social realist. Sending pictures strategically to major exhibitions across Europe, Sorolla depicted peasants, fishermen, and sail-makers eking out meager existences; young women forced into prostitution; and naked, disabled orphans. Rarely had Impressionist technique been turned to such provocative ends. As Sorolla found a wealthy clientele toward the turn of the century, his focus turned to sun-drenched scenes of leisure and elegant sociability: beautiful women stroll in fashionable resorts and children gambol on the seashore. Here, leading scholars offer a contemporary assessment of his career and explore Sorolla's relations with the most famous bravura painters of the day, including John Singer Sargent and the Swedish artist Anders Zorn. An illustrated chronology by Blanca Pons Sorolla, the artist's great-granddaughter, provides additional information.",--publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Finaldi, G., Schofield, L., Sorolla, J., Barón, J., Gerard Powell, V., Tostmann, O., Riopelle, C., & Pons-Sorolla, B. (2019). Sorolla: Spanish master of light . National Gallery Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gabriele. Finaldi et al.. 2019. Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light. National Gallery Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gabriele. Finaldi et al.. Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light National Gallery Company, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Finaldi, Gabriele., et al. Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light National Gallery Company, 2019.

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