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Author Butler, Ruth, 1931-

Title Hidden in the shadow of the master : the model-wives of Cézanne, Monet, and Rodin / Ruth Butler
Published New Haven : Yale Univ. Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 354 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction: Recognizing the model and her work -- Hortense Fiquet. Hortense Fiquet and Paul Cézanne ; Single mother ; Sixty francs for Hortense ; Hortense at thirty: in the salon, in the garden, in bed ; A dark blue wedding dress? ; Fifteen hectares of fallow land ; For or against Hortense? ; After October 1906 -- Camille Doncieux. Camille Doncieux and Claude Monet ; Camille -- or -- the green dress ; A garden full of dresses ; Without a sou ; Why did he marry her? ; The Second Empire disappears ; The "Impressionist" couple ; Money and La Japonaise ; A patron ; Death in a village by the river ; Epilogue -- Rose Beuret. Rose Beuret and Auguste Rodin ; From Vecqueville to the banks of the Bièvre ; A woman's body ; Montmartre and the Commune ; Ixelles ; The return home ; The commission that changed everything ; A house in Meudon ; The dark side of being the old mistress of a genius ; The war and the wedding ; Afterword: "The humble son of a genius" -- Appendix: The value of money
Summary <DIV><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, and Auguste Rodin. The names of these brilliant nineteenth-century artists are known throughout the world. But what is remembered of their wives? What were these unknown women like? What
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-343) and index
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Subject Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 -- Relations with women.
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- Relations with women.
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917 -- Relations with women.
Artists -- France -- History -- 19th century
Artists' models -- France -- Biography.
Artists' spouses -- France -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008004984
ISBN 0300149530 (electronic bk.)
9780300149531 (electronic bk.)