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Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower is an eminently giftable tribute to the greatest sight in the City of Light. A gorgeous re-creation of Henri Rivire's original 1902 volume offers a stunning view of turn-of-the-century Paris. Sometimes looming in the foreground, sometimes a tiny detail on the horizon, the tower is always present: piercing the sky above a teeming street scene; populated with daring construction workers far above the earth; and peacefully distant above a tranquil Seine. Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this enchanting collection is sure to be cherished by Francophiles the world over.

About the Author

Henri Rivière (1864-1951) was a French artist and printmaker.

Arsène Alexandre was a fin de siècle French art critic.

James A. Ganz and Karin Breuer are curators at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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ISBN:
9780811876988
Author:
Riviere, Henri
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Preface by:
Alexandre, Arsene
Preface:
Alexandre, Arsene
Author:
Alexandre, Arsene
Author:
Riviere, Henri
Author:
Ganz, James A.
Afterword by:
Ganz, James A.
Afterword:
Ganz, James A.
Subject:
European
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
11.75 x 9.25 x 0.75 in 1.64 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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