Félix Vallotton (1865-1925) was active at the turn of the century. Although he is best known for his striking and elegantly composed Japanese-inspired woodblock prints, Vallotton was also a skilled painter, creating works that arrestingly combined technical perfection with emotional realism. This seminal text provides readers with a fascinating assessment of the career of this revolutionary artist.
Natalia Brodskaia an art historian attached to the Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg. She has made the Post-Impressionists her special subject and has written extensively on the Nabis and the Fauves movement.