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By John Pope-Hennessy

ISBN-10: 0870994794

ISBN-13: 9780870994791

Robert Lehman assembled the best and so much accomplished inner most choice of Italian Renaissance majolica within the usa. during this quantity the prestigious student Jörg Rasmussen catalogues the 157 majolica gadgets which seeing that 1975 were housed, in addition to greater than 2,000 different artworks bought through Robert Lehman and his father, Philip Lehman, within the Robert Lehman Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of paintings.

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Yet it springs from a mania for reality that might be avowed by a romantic pain ter questing for an ultimate in his art. The meaningfulness of still-life, that Zola cannot see in the painter's choice, he asserts and elaborates at length in his own writing. le," of this n1onstrously exuber­ ant world of still-life. I n the novelist's depiction of the food in the market are expressed his great appetite for life and his awe before the boundless fertility of a nature that embraces human society as well.

At that time, Cezanne was studying with profound care the colors and forms of the apple as an exemplary motif. It is the grand order of certain of those works, composed with great draperies and complex balanced groups of fruit, that justifies the idea that the apple was for him an equiva­ lent of the human figure. Cezanne, it is known, desired to paint the nude from life but was embarrassed by the female model-a fear of his own impulses which, when allowed free play in paintings from imagination, had resulted at an earlier time in pictures of violent pas­ sion.

The painter's habitual selection comes in time to stand for the artist and is recognizably his. 6 4 This involuntary homage to the objects does not carry with it, however, an insight into the choice itself. 65 I have written elsewhere of Cezanne's unique detachment from both social formality and appetite in the conception of the objects on the domestic or studio table. e never set as for a meal; the fruit is rarely if ever cut or peeled; the scattering of the still-life and the random spread and fall of the linen in irregular folds imply a still unordered ,vorld.

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