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Balthus

Author: Claude Roy
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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Balthazar Klossowskide Rola, better known as Balthus, is one of the greatest European painters of our time. Born in 1908 to Polish parents, Balthus grew up in various European cities, most notably Geneva, Berlin, and Paris, where he was introduced to many influential artists and writers, including Rainer Maria Rilke. At age sixteen, Balthus decided to become a painter, seeking the advice of French artists such as
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Named Person: Balthus; Balthus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Roy
ISBN: 0821223453 9780821223451
OCLC Number: 35851228
Notes: Translation of: Balthus.
"A Bulfinch Press Book."
Originally published: Paris : Gallimard, 1996.
Description: 269 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Other Titles: Balthus.
Responsibility: Claude Roy ; [translation by Ann Sautier-Greening].
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Best known for figural representations, primarily women and children, artist Count Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (or Balthus) has been gaining recognition for his work over the last 20 years. This  Read more...

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