An indispensable companion for readers of Proust…. Precisely what’s been needed for about 90 years.” (Rochester Post-Bulletin)
I suspect that the publisher will market this as a reference book, but it is so much more than that.
The quality of reproductions is excellent, although the details of some of the larger paintings suffer from reduced size.
Beautiful reproductions with the relevant quotes as well as brief background information on painter and painting.
When you read Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" (or, more accurately, "In Search of Lost Time") there are many, many references to works of art. Read morePublished 10 months ago by dolgoruky
Anyone would/could - completely delight in this
remarkably well done book - but for those who
have yet to read Proust or are in the midst of
the experience it will... Read more
I am reading "In Search of Lost Time" and this book is a great accompaniment so that you can get a quick visual to the many references to art in the book, plus the book... Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. V. Risoldi
Reading Proust is one of those things that one thinks about but very seldom really indulges in, I think. Read morePublished 14 months ago by MeandMygal
So glad I purchased this in time as a gift, for someone who loves Proust and art. Couldn't be happier to have found the perfect gift!Published 18 months ago by A real New Yorker
this book is beautiful and profund at the same time. You feell the author is familiar with the matter - painting and Proust - and makes a interesting trip in Proust's booksPublished 19 months ago by Romeu França
This is a beautiful book! Beautifully printed. Beautifully bound! Proust himself would have loved this book! Read morePublished 20 months ago by TheraP