Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland

Luncheon of the Boating Party

by Susan Vreeland


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A vivid exploration of one of the most beloved Renoir paintings in the world, adone with a flourish worthy of Renoir himselfa ("USA Today")
With her richly textured novels, Susan Vreeland has offered pioneering portraits of artistsa lives. Now, as she did in "Girl in Hyacinth Blue," Vreeland once again focuses on a single paintingaAuguste Renoiras instantly recognizable masterpiece, which depicts a gathering of Renoiras real friends enjoying a summer Sunday on a cafA(c) terrace along the Seine. Narrated by Renoir and seven of the models, the novel illuminates the gusto, hedonism, and art of the era. With a gorgeous palette of vibrant, captivating characters, Vreeland paints their lives, loves, losses, and triumphs so vividly that athe painting literally comes alivea ("The Boston Globe").

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Weight: 1.00 lbs

ISBN-10: 0143113526

ISBN-13: 9780143113522