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This programme deals with the nude bathers that Renoir and Cezanne painted in the 1870's.
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Module code and title: A316, Modern art: practices and debates
Item code: A316; 07
First transmission date: 1993
Published: 1993
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Duration: 00:25:00
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Producer: G.D Jayalakshmi
Contributor: Tamar Garb
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): 1870s; Cezanne; Feminism; Nudity; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Renoir
Subject terms: Modernism (Art)--France; Nude in art; Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906. Bathers; Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919. Bathers
Footage description: Footage - Painting:"Les Grandes Baigneuses" (The Large Bathers). Pan across painting. B/w photo of Cezanne in front of a painting of bathers. Details from photo. B/w photo:"Life study - 19th century art class". Detail. Paintings:"Achille Donnant a Nestor le Prix de la Sagesse" by Coutan, "Egisthe Croyant Decouvrir le Corps d'Oreste Mort" by Debay, "La Mort d'Alcibiade" by De Lariviere and "David Triomphant" by Delaunay. Detail. B/w framed photos of female nudes from 1865 Salon. B/w illustrations of nude and nudes in a stream (0'23"-3'10") - Painting:"Birth of Venus" by Cabanel. B/w still of painting:"The Jury" by Gervex. Detail. Magazine covers of "Le Nu au Salon":1889 - details of nudes; 1894 - portrait of Silvestre. B/w photo of Renoir with a model (3'11"-5'32") - 2 versions of painting "La Grenouille" by Renoir. Detail. Tamar Garb speaking in front of painting "The Bathers" by Renoir. Detail. B/w still of relief sculpture "Nymphs bathing" by Girardon. "The Bathers"."La Grenouilliere". "The Bathers". Detail of figures (5'33"-11'29") - Tamar Garb speaking in front of "The Bathers". Painting:"Les Grandes Baigneuses" by Cezanne. Tamar Garb speaking in front of "Les Grandes Baigneuses". Details of figures. "The Bathers" and "Les Grandes Baigneuses" shown on same screen. Detail from both paintings (11'30"-15'22") - Detail from "Les Grandes Baigneuses". Painting:"Group of Bathers" (male) by Cezanne. Tamar Garb speaking in front of "Group of Bathers". Detail. Close-ups of brush strokes. "Les Grandes Baigneuses" and "Group of Bathers" shown on same screen (15'23"-20'44") - "Les Grandes Baigneuses". Painting:"L'Eternal Feminin" by Cezanne. "Les Grandes Baigneuses". "Group of Bathers". Detail of figures. "Les Grandes Baigneuses" and "Group of Bathers" shown on same screen. "Group of Bathers" panning in. "Les Grandes Baigneuses" panning out (20'45"-24'14").
Master spool number: HOU7078
Production number: FOUA371T
Videofinder number: 4780
Available to public: no