Paris, Bibliothque Des Arts, 1955. Paperback. Item #39616
1st Edition. Original Illustrated Wrappers of Soutine’s 1918 Self-Portrait. 8vo. 133 pages ; 20 cm. In French. Title translates into English as, “Soutine and His Times. ” “Chaïm Soutine (1893 – 1943) was a Russian painter of Belarusian Jewish origin. Soutine made a major contribution to the expressionist movement while living in Paris. Inspired by classic painting in the European tradition, exemplified by the works of Rembrandt, Chardin and Courbet, Soutine developed an individual style more concerned with shape, color, and texture over representation, which served as a bridge between more traditional approaches and the developing form of Abstract Expressionism. ” (Wikipedia, 2017) SUBJECT(S) : Peintres -- France -- Biographies. Soutine, Chaim. Spine and rear wrapper replaced, Otherwise good condition. (FR-3-4A).