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Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland

luncheonRecommended by Nancy in Reader Services…

Nancy’s synopsis:
Have you ever wondered about the people you see in Renoir’s famous painting Luncheon of the Boating Party? If so, then this book is for you. Vreeland describes how the artist conceived the painting, explains how he selected the 12 models who posed for him, and talks about how they all got together for painting sessions on Sundays.

She says:
When you finish the book, you will feel like you know Renoir and each person you see in his painting.