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Théodore Duret


Théodore Duret (20 January 1838 in Saintes – 16 January 1927 in Paris) was a French journalist, author and art critic. He was one of the first advocates of impressionism, and many of his writings are devoted to explaining to the 19th-century public how the new trends in painting were a continuation of traditions in western painting.

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  • Shigemi Inaga: Théodore Duret (1838–1927). Paris 1988
  • Jean Selz: Lexikon des Impressionismus Cologne 1977 ISBN 3-7701-0860-4
  • John Rewald: Die Geschichte des Impressionismus Cologne 1979 ISBN 3-7701-5561-0

External links

  • Article on the correspondence between Duret and James Abbott McNeill Whistler from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries

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