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Jean-Jacques Henner, La Liseuse, 1883 (détail). © RMN-GP (musée d’Orsay)/ Hervé Lewandowski
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Red Hair! From Jean-Jacques Henner to Sonia Rykiel

In company of Curator Claire Bessède

Why are there so many redheads in the works of Jean-Jacques Henner ? This exhibition will address this frequently-asked question. Paintings, caricatures, writings and letters have been studied to shed new light on the work of this artist whose use of redheads became his signature. They provide a better understanding of the way the artist worked with one colour in particular: red.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Musée Jean-Jacques Henner