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Citizen Barnes : an American dream

Author: Alain JaubertPhilippe PilardBarnes Foundation.Musée d'Orsay.Réunion des musées nationaux (France)All authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Opened in 1925 in Merion, near Philadelphia, the Barnes Foundation houses one of the most prodigious private collections of French painting from the turn of the century. The collection includes 180 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, and 60 Matisses, along with numerous paintings by Manet, Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rousseau, Modigliani, Picasso, etc. The film reviews the life and art collecting of Dr. Albert C.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Biography
Named Person: Albert C Barnes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Jaubert; Philippe Pilard; Barnes Foundation.; Musée d'Orsay.; Réunion des musées nationaux (France); Delta Image.; Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780014294 9780780014299
OCLC Number: 29434404
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1993 French documentary film.
Home Vision: CIT 100.
Credits: Photography, Philippe Theaudiere.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a film written & directed by Alain Jaubert and Philippe Pilard ; a coproduction of the Barnes Foundation, Musée d'Orsay, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, and Delta Image in association with LaSept/ARTE ;

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Opened in 1925 in Merion, near Philadelphia, the Barnes Foundation houses one of the most prodigious private collections of French painting from the turn of the century. The collection includes 180 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, and 60 Matisses, along with numerous paintings by Manet, Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rousseau, Modigliani, Picasso, etc. The film reviews the life and art collecting of Dr. Albert C. Barnes, explains his theories of art, and offers a rare tour of the galleries of Barnes Foundation.

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