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This review is from: Theodore Chasseriau: The Unknown Romantic (Hardcover)
I stumbled across this book during one of my many AMAZON searches for interesting art books about a month ago. After reading the book description, and finding out that Chasseriau was a student of Ingres', I knew that I had to take a chance and purchase this book. " Well Worth It" is an understatement. Chasseriau crosses over into several different art movements of his day yet still remains very true to his own unique personal artistic expression. In some of his work it is hard to tell it apart from Ingres masterfully drafted works. He is also linked to the French Romantics, covering subjects from the early 19th cen. middle east. I have not had a chance to read the text, but I can hardly wait. I am sure it will be interesting to learn more about this artist and what were the personal motivations for his work.