Monet and His Muse Book

Monet and His Muse


  • Author : Mary Mathews Gedo
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-30
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226284804
  • Total Read : 87
  • File Size : 11,9 Mb

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Monet and His Muse Summary:

"Mary Mathews Gedo's Monet and His Muse is a highly original work of impeccable scholarship, not only because it provides the first thorough and penetrating psychobiographical portrait of the artist, but also because of its unusual focus on the profound role that the painter's first wife played in his life and art. Gedo has absolute command of both the Monet literature and primary sources, and here she locates the artist's wife and frequent model Camille within the imaginatively rich network of Monet's associations with the women in his life and with various conscious and unconscious symbols in his paintings. But Camille was not simply a symbol; Gedo examines Monet and his wife's actual marriage in all its complex and fascinating glory. This book represents the crowning achievement of our country's best psycho-biographer of figures in the visual arts." Bradley I. Collins, Parsons, The New School For Design --

His Muse Book

His Muse


  • Author : Annie J. Rose
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 1700975617
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 18,7 Mb

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His Muse Summary:

Our relationship was a dirty, dirty secret...It was a huge mistake.I fell in love with my brother's best friend.Only to get pregnant, and then abandoned.I'll never forgive Ben.He left me when I needed him the most.I've survived five years without him.But my heart still races when I see him again.His eyes pierce through my soul.His touch takes me back in time.I'm tempted to make the same mistake I did back then.But what happens when I tell him my secret?And can I move past everything that he's put me through?

Cultivating the Muse Book
Score: 5
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Cultivating the Muse


  • Author : The Late Don Fowler
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 0199240043
  • Total Read : 64
  • File Size : 19,8 Mb

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Cultivating the Muse Summary:

Cultivating the Muse looks beyond the secure and benign images traditionally associated with inspiration in classical literature and scholarship. In contrast to the shapeless collectivity of the Muses in ancient accounts, this collection aspires to redeem their shape in other more vitalforms, closer or more distant incarnations of the ever-elusive maiden. Protagonists -- or victims -- in a complex game of cultural exploration, the alternative Muses and muse-like figures of this book are manipulated, abused, or effaced, but at the same time they also advocate or resist their fatesand explore their own powers of persuasion. Inspiration is here not so much explored in its traditional cultic dimensions, but rather invoked for its capacity to trigger fervent debates about power, desire, knowledge, identity, and gender in the societies of ancient Greece and Rome.

Riffing with the Muse Book

Riffing with the Muse


  • Author : Yvonne Kohano
  • Publisher : Kochanowski Enterprises LLC/Nanokas Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781940738741
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 14,6 Mb

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Riffing with the Muse Summary:

Musical muse or angel in disguise? After twenty years, Kaane Scott had nothing. Na-da. Zilch. Melodies that once flowed so easily, dried up. Words that tripped over themselves to follow, silent. He couldn’t bring himself to call it Rebellion’s farewell concert tour. Farewell meant he was done. Evangeline Reed was just beginning. “Use this gift to follow your passions, my dear, wherever they take you.” Her aunt’s words hung in the air like the lingering hint of her favorite perfume. Angel’s art, her passions, her life all felt brand new. Kaane didn’t feel done. He needed the muse to bring it back. If she came in the form of a cupid face and breathy voice, so be it. If she pushed him to face the one reality he never wanted to admit, it might be the price he had to pay. Could they create the perfect harmony together? The Flynn’s Crossing series is contemporary romance set in the northern California foothills, suspense driven by small town secrets, and complex characters in compelling stories about friendship and love. You can enjoy the books out of order without ruining their surprises!

His Muse Book

His Muse


  • Author : Isabella Starling
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1543035965
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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His Muse Summary:

You look pretty when you cry, princess. MASON Cara Newton is the kind of girl you become an artist for. Stunning, rebellious, sweet. So damn sweet. She's also eighteen, my business partner's daughter, and completely off limits. Not that I care. She would look so beautiful on the walls of my gallery, I might have to break her, just so I can paint her in her true colors. On her knees. Mouth open. Begging for more. That's my little girl. CARA I'm used to getting what I want from my father. Used to pulling on his strings to get exactly what I crave. Spending a summer with his business partner sounds awful... Until I meet the man in question. Mason Scott. He's troubled, messed up, scary. He's so handsome I'm afraid to even look at him. So intense it sends shivers down my spine. I think he wants me. I know I want him. But Mason likes me broken... and when I do break, he's either going to send me away... Or keep me as his own forever. Full-length novel. Standalone, no cliffhanger, no cheating. HEA guaranteed.

Ode to an Onion Book

Ode to an Onion


  • Author : Alexandria Giardino
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 1944903348
  • Total Read : 70
  • File Size : 16,7 Mb

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Ode to an Onion Summary:

Sad about the subject of a poem he is writing, Pablo Neruda visits his friend Matilde who shows him, through a simple onion, that happiness can be found even through tears. Includes facts about Pablo and Matilde, and Neruda's Ode to the Onion in Spanish and English.

Ophelia s Muse Book
Score: 5
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Ophelia s Muse


  • Author : Rita Cameron
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617738579
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 10,7 Mb

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Ophelia s Muse Summary:

"I'll never want to draw anyone else but you. You are my muse. Without you there is no art in me." With her pale, luminous skin and cloud of copper-colored hair, nineteen-year-old Lizzie Siddal looks nothing like the rosy-cheeked ideal of Victorian beauty. Working in a London milliner's shop, Lizzie stitches elegant bonnets destined for wealthier young women, until a chance meeting brings her to the attention of painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Enchanted both by her ethereal appearance and her artistic ambitions--quite out of place for a shop girl--Rossetti draws her into his glittering world of salons and bohemian soirees. Lizzie begins to sit for some of the most celebrated members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, posing for John Everett Millais as Shakespeare's Ophelia, for William Holman Hunt--and especially for Rossetti, who immortalizes her in countless paintings as his namesake's beloved Beatrice. The passionate visions Rossetti creates on canvas are echoed in their intense affair. But while Lizzie strives to establish herself as a painter and poet in her own right, betrayal, illness, and addiction leave her struggling to save her marriage and her sense of self. Rita Cameron weaves historical figures and vivid details into a complex, unconventional love story, giving voice to one of the most influential yet overlooked figures of a fascinating era--a woman who is both artist and inspiration, long gazed upon, but until now, never fully seen. An excerpt from Ophelia’s Muse Rossetti stood behind the canvas, pretending to study Deverell's painting while he admired its model. Despite Deverell's enthusiastic descriptions, Rossetti was completely unprepared for the glorious woman before him. She seemed to be from another age, as if she had sprung to life from an antique painting of an Italian saint. Seated before the window, her hair cast a slight golden glow in the afternoon sun, like a halo. She could not have been more perfect if he had sculpted her fr

John Singer Sargent and His Muse Book

John Singer Sargent and His Muse


  • Author : Karen Corsano
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-08-07
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442230514
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 8,6 Mb

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John Singer Sargent and His Muse Summary:

This sensitive and compelling biography sheds new light on John Singer Sargent’s art through an intimate history of his family. Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman focus especially on his niece and muse, Rose-Marie Ormond, telling her story for the first time. In a score of paintings created between 1906 and 1912, John Singer Sargent documented the idyllic teenage summers of Rose-Marie and his own deepening affection for her serene beauty and good-hearted, candid charm. Rose-Marie married Robert, the only son of André Michel, the foremost art historian of his day, who had known Sargent and reviewed his paintings in the Paris Salons of the 1880s. Robert was a promising historian as well, until the Great War claimed him first as an infantry sergeant, then a victim, in 1914. His widow Rose-Marie served as a nurse in a rehabilitation hospital for blinded French soldiers until she too was killed, crushed under a bombed church vault, in 1918. Sargent expressed his grief, as he expressed all his emotions, on canvas: He painted ruined French churches and, in Gassed, blinded soldiers; he made his last murals for the Boston Public Library a cryptic memorial to Rose-Marie and her beloved Robert. Braiding together the lives and families of Rose-Marie, Robert, and John Sargent, the book spans their many worlds—Paris, the Alps, London, the Soissons front, and Boston. Drawing on a rich trove of letters, diaries, and journals, this beautifully illustrated history brings Sargent and his times to vivid life.