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Description - Remembering Paris by Denis Tillinac

Even those who think they know Paris will be surprised and delighted by this captivating book, written and illustrated by two experts in the art of discovering the hidden Paris. In the course of his life Denis Tillinac has sought out the unspoilt courtyards, old-fashioned cafe s, and elegant parks which keep Parisians in touch with their rich literary and artistic past. Tilinac's companion in nostalgia is the painter, Andre Renoux, who has also fallen under the spell of the City of Light. Renoux has been painting the essence of Parisian life for the past thirty years, bringing to his canvases an affectionate eye for the shopfronts, bistros, cafe s, squares, and "quais" which have not change in the French capital for many years. Renoux has found those small details which make his paintings of Paris so compelling and unique: the flowers on the balcony, a glimpse into a private courtyard, the decorative paintwork on a shopfront. This beautiful tribute to the most enchanting of capital cities offers a "fla neur's" view of a disappearing Paris--but one which is still within our grasp.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9782080136596
ISBN-10: 2080136593
Format: Hardback
(225mm x 252mm x mm)
Pages: 255
Imprint: Flammarion
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: France

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