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Shapiro, Barbara Stern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1991

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.436 SHA

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Roe, Sue

Summary: When young Pablo Picasso arrived in Paris in October 1900 he made his way up the hillside of Montmartre ... The real revolution in the arts first took place not, as is commonly supposed, in the 1920s to the accompaniment of the Charleston, black jazz and mint juleps but more quietly and intimately, in the shadow of the windmills-- artificial and real-- and in the cafes and cabarets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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Summary: Before this film no one else was ever permitted to film inside the Louvre. Set against the panoramic history of France, the priceless treasures and incomparable art are shared through the eyes of award-winning filmmaker Lucy Jarvis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LOU

Bonfante-Warren, Alexandra.

Summary: The Musee d'Orsay contains one of the most magnificent collections of 19th- and early 20th-century art in the world. Limited to the years between 1848 and 1914, the collection showcases Impressionist and Postimpressionist favorites by Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Van Gogh, Seurat, and Signac. In addition, Realist, Nabis, Symbolist, and Fauvist movements are represented in works by Millet, Gauguin,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 BON

Welton, Jude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 759.409 WEL

Welton, Jude.

Summary: Examines the lives of impressionist painters and the influences that shaped their work through re-created albums of letters, sketches, and photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley in association with the Art Institute of Chicago 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.054 WEL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: APA Publications 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.436 MUS

Morton, Carson.

Summary: "The charming Eduardo de Valfierno makes a very respectable living in Argentina fleecing the nouveau rich--they pay him to steal valuable pieces of art, and Valfierno sells them flawless forgeries instead. But when Eduardo meets the beautiful Mrs. Hart on his latest con, he takes a risk that forces him back to the city he loved and left behind--Paris. There he assembles his team of con artists...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.

Summary: When the Mona Lisa is stolen, Jack Stalwart, a secret agent with the Global Protection Force, must find it before it leaves the country and is never seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2007

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HUN

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HUN

Scotti, R. A.

Summary: Part love story, part mystery, "Vanished Smile" reopens the case of the most audacious and perplexing art theft ever committed--the theft of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" from the Paris Louvre on August 21, 1911.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.5 SCO

Girard, Anne.

Summary: When Eva Gouel moves to Paris from the countryside, she is full of ambition and dreams of stardom. Though young and inexperienced, she manages to find work as a costumer at the famous Moulin Rouge, and it is here that she first catches the attention of Pablo Picasso, a rising star in the art world. A brilliant but eccentric artist, Picasso sets his sights on Eva, and Eva can't help but be drawn...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Chevalier, Tracy.

Summary: Interweaves historical fact with fiction to explore the mystery behind the creation of the remarkable Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven at the end of the fifteenth century, which today hang in the Cluny Museum in Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Chevalier

Summary: This film traces the relationship between the aristocratic painter and the avant-garde culture of the Montmartre neighborhood, using works of art by Lautrec and his colleagues, rare archival footage, and sound recordings and interviews.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOU

Houghteling, Sara.

Summary: In the wake of World War II, Max Berenzon, the son of an art dealer and his pianist wife, wanders Paris in an effort to recover his family's lost masterpieces, looted by the Nazis during occupation, uncovering in the process an old family secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Ewan, Chris

Summary: Fresh from a successful Paris book reading, mystery writer and professional thief Charlie Howard is hired by his fence to steal an oil painting from the apartment at which he had been demonstrating his larcenous skills a day earlier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EWA

Schuyler, Nina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Summary: The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS CAN

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAN

Sciolino, Elaine

Summary: "Part memoir, part travelogue, part love letter to the people who live and work on a magical street in Paris. Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. 'I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs,' Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD D

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DA

Summary: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAT RATED G

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RAT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Ratatouille 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

Betts, Kate

Summary: As a young woman, Kate Betts nursed a dream of striking out on her own in a faraway place and becoming a glamorous foreign correspondent. After college--and not without trepidation--she took off for Paris, renting a room in the apartment of a young BCBG (bon chic, bon genre) family and throwing herself into the local culture. She was determined to master French slang, style, and savoir faire,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BETTS, KATE BET

Sebba, Anne

Summary: "Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During the occupation, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner. While Parisian men were either fighting at the front or captured and forced to work in German factories, the women of Paris were left behind where they would come face to face with the German conquerors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 SEB

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 SEB