Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Planers of Parquet Floor (detail) The Floor Scrapers

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Abstract

Upon his untimely death in 1894 at the age of 46, Gustave Caillebotte willed to the Louvre, paintings on the highest level, by his friends the artists: Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, and Berthe Morisot. To its shame The Louvre caved in to the power of the Salon, local artworld politics that brought pressure to bear against the bequest and refused to accept the paintings, thus depriving itself to this day of the single greatest collection of Impressionist paintings in the world. To its credit eventually the Louvre agreed to accept part of the bequest. (Ronnie Landfield)....via Caillebotte's heirs through the intermediary of Auguste Renoir.

Keywords

Paris, France, Paris, France, Style: French Impressionist, School: Impressionist, Movement: Impressionism, Parisene, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: French Impressionist; School: Impressionist; Movement: Impressionism; Parisene; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Paris, France; Paris, France

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-NFF1098

Planers of Parquet Floor (detail) The Floor Scrapers

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