Rewald, John

Rewald, John rē´wôld [key], 1912–94, American art historian, b. Berlin. Rewald emigrated to the United States in 1941. He was recognized as a foremost authority on late 19th-century art. His books include studies of Maillol (1935), Gauguin (1938), Seurat (1943), Bonnard (1948), Cézanne (1948), Pissarro (1963), Manzú (1967), and the standard work, The History of Impressionism (1946). He taught at the Univ. of Chicago and the City Univ. of New York.

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