Masters And Servants

byPierre MichonTranslated byWyatt Mason

Paperback | October 22, 2013

Masters And Servants by Pierre Michon
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One of Pierre Michon's most powerful works, this book imagines decisive moments in the lives of five artists of different times and places: Vincent van Gogh, Francisco Goya, Antoine Watteau, Claude Lorrain, and Lorentino, a little-remembered disciple of Piero della Francesca.
 
Michon focuses on particular moments when artist and model collide, whether that model is a person or a landscape, inner or outer. In the five separate tales he evokes the full passion of the artist's struggle to capture the world in images even as the world resists capture. Each story is a small masterpiece that transcends national boundaries and earns its place among the essential works of world literature.
Title:Masters And ServantsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 inPublished:October 22, 2013Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300180691

ISBN - 13:9780300180695

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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