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Unfortunately the plot can be slow moving and the reader may find herself skimming to get to the next bit of action.
Vreeland's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" brings to life the story behind one of Renoir's most famous paintings as well as the story of painting itself.
Everyone looks at it quite literally and where one person can find extreme beauty and emotion, another will just shrug and go eh.
Loved this bookand the information it gave into the characters that Renoir painted and the colors he used! Perfect for arts and art a lovers!Published 13 days ago by Marietta Willman
I forced myself to read about 100 pages of this book. It is a slow, painful read.Published 20 days ago by Amazon Customer
At first I felt as though I were being spoon fed art history information at the beginning, but then the book just blossomed into rich and deep character studies. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Carol Washburn
Wonderful take on a specific time of Renoir's life. the story behind his painting of the same name as the book. Read morePublished 21 days ago by emily markiewicz
I thoroughly enjoyed the Luncheon of the Boating Party. A remarkable insight into the difficulties artists have to overcome to pursue their passion. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Prism
One of my favorite books about the Impressionists. Have done programs for several Book Clubs, dressed in costume and telling Renoir's story.Published 1 month ago by Pearl
Totally enjoyed this fictional account of the painting of my favorite work by Renoir. Got lots of insight on the time and the artistic community in Paris.Published 1 month ago by Deborah Herzog