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Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: Paris, France: 1860s. Whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussman has set into motion a series of large-scale renovations that will alter the face of Paris, molding it into a 'modern city.' The reforms will erase generations of history - but in the tumult, one woman will take a stand. Rose Bazelet refuses to leave, taking refuge in her basement, where...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Rosnay

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: "Paris, France: 1860s. Hundreds of houses are being razed, whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussman has set into motion a series of large-scale renovations that will permanently alter the face of old Paris, molding it into a modern city. The reforms will erase generations of history-but in the midst of the tumult, one woman will take a stand. Rose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rosnay 2012

Gibbon, Maureen

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Summary: "A sensual portrait of Manet's last years, and a vibrant testament to the endurance of the artistic spirit. Suffering from the complications of syphilis toward the end of his life, Édouard Manet begins to jot down his daily impressions, reflections, and memories in a notebook. Between healing respites in the French countryside and holding court in his Paris studio, he finds inspiration in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

Gibbon, Maureen.

Summary: "At seventeen, Victorine Meurent abandons her old life to become immersed in the Parisian society of dance halls and cafés, meeting writers and artists like Baudelaire and Alfred Stevens. As Manet's model, Victorine explores a world of new possibilities and stirs the artist to push the boundaries of painting in his infamous portrait Olympia, which scandalizes even the most cosmopolitan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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