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La Obra Maestra Desconocida

Honoré de Balzac

Published 2001
ISBN : 9788475220000
Paperback
57 pages
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A New York Review Books Original One of Honore de Balzacs most celebrated tales, The Unknown Masterpiece is the story of a painter who, depending on ones perspective, is either an abject failure or a transcendental genius--or both. The story,MoreA New York Review Books Original One of Honore de Balzacs most celebrated tales, The Unknown Masterpiece is the story of a painter who, depending on ones perspective, is either an abject failure or a transcendental genius--or both. The story, which has served as an inspiration to artists as various as Cezanne, Henry James, Picasso, and New Wave director Jacques Rivette, is, in critic Dore Ashtons words, a fable of modern art. Published here in a new translation by poet Richard Howard, The Unknown Masterpiece appears, as Balzac intended, with Gambara, a grotesque and tragic novella about a musician undone by his dreams.