Princeton University Library Catalog

Pedro Figari : vida y pasión / Raquel Pereda.

Author:
Pereda, Raquel [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
Spanish
Published/​Created:
Montevideo, Uruguay : Ediciones Cruz del Sur : Librería Linardi y Risso, [2016]
Description:
279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 30 cm
Summary note:
Major work on Pedro Figari (b. Uruguay 1861-1938) life and art, presented in chronological order. Figari, a remarkable figure in the art history of Latin America, was also a practicing lawyer, legal scholar, journalist, educator, art theoretician, and a figure in Uruguay's civic life. He expressed his own thoughts about Uruguay in his paintings portraying a wide range of subjects related to the traditions and customs of the Rio de la Plata region: landscapes, interiors of colonial patios, folk dances of African origin, fashionable salons, socio-historical topics, country women, horses and gaucho.
Notes:
Reissue of the edition originally published in 1995, with minimal revisions.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-279).
Contents:
Palabras iniciales -- La pasión universitaria -- Capítulo 1. Orígenes. Juventud, el descubrimiento de sí mismo -- Capítulo 2. Cumulo de actividades, madurez intelectual -- Capítulo 3. Opciones y decisiones -- Capítulo 4. La plata rioplatense -- Capítulo 5. Más allá del Rio de la Plata. Vivir en París -- Capítulo 6. El regreso al Uruguay. Los últimos años.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Biography.
Contains:
ISBN:
  • 9789974675797 (paperback)
  • 9974675790 (paperback)
OCLC:
982386023
RCP:
N - S