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Renoir at the Theatre : Looking at la Loge
Renoir at the Theatre : Looking at la Loge
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ISBN No.: 9781903470732
Pages: 128
Year: 202003
Format: Trade Paper
Price: £27.92
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
Status: Available From Our Suppliers (Active record)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's La Loge (The Theatre Box), 1874, is one of the masterpieces of impressionism and a major highlight of The Courtauld Gallery's collection. Its depiction of an elegant couple on display in a loge epitomizes the Impressionists' interest in the spectacle of modern life. At the heart of the painting is the complex play of gazes enacted by these two figures. In turning away from the performance, Renoir focused instead upon theater as a social stage where status and relationships were on public display.


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