Sylvie Patin

Sylvie Patin (born Sylvie Gache-Patin on 11 June 1951) is a French conservator-restorer of cultural heritage at Musée d'Orsay and art historian specialised in Impressionism.[1]

Sylvie Patin
Born
Sylvie Gache-Patin

(1951-06-11) June 11, 1951 (age 69)
NationalityFrench
Alma materParis Nanterre University, École du Louvre
Occupationconservator-restorer
Websitesylviepatin.free.fr

CareerEdit

Sylvie Patin was born on 11 June 1951. She has a degree in historical geography and a master's degree in history at the Paris Nanterre University, then she joined École du Louvre to continue her study.[2]

She did a museum internship at the Musée Marmottan Monet in 1972 and passed the competitive examination of the musées de France in 1973. From 1974 to 1975, she was a trainee curator at Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume and Musée de l'Orangerie, then a full-time curator from 1976 to 1980. She became curator of the Musée d'Orsay in 1980, chief curator in 1991, and finally a general curator in 2006.[1] She retired in 2016.[3]

In 2010, Patin curated an exhibition of Monet at the Grand Palais.[4] She has published several books on the impressionist painter Claude Monet, such as Le Musée intime de Monet à Giverny (2016),[5] a book presents the study of Monet's garden and house in Giverny;[6] and Monet : « un œil... mais, bon Dieu, quel œil ! » (1991), a copiously illustrated pocket book belonging to the collectionDécouvertes Gallimard”, which has been translated into seven languages, including English.[7] On 20 September 2020, Patin was invited to a café littéraire [fr] based on her book Monet : « un œil... mais, bon Dieu, quel œil ! ». The meeting was organised in a former florist shop at the Place de l'Église of Illiers-Combray, during a book fair held in the commune.[8]

PublicationsEdit

Publications by Patin
  • In the Country: 19th Century Musée d’Orsay, Éditions Hazan, 1986
  • Monet : « un œil... mais, bon Dieu, quel œil ! », collection « Découvertes Gallimard » (nº 131), série Arts. Éditions Gallimard, 1991, new edition in 2010[9]
    • Monet: The Ultimate Impressionist, ‘New Horizons’ series, Thames & Hudson, 1993 (UK edition)
    • Monet: The Ultimate Impressionist, “Abrams Discoveries” series. Harry N. Abrams, 1993 (U.S. edition)
  • Impression... impressionnisme, collection « Découvertes Gallimard Texto » (nº 4). Éditions Gallimard, 1998
  • L’impressionnisme, La Bibliothèque des Arts, 2002
  • Claude Monet au musée d’Orsay, RMN, 2004
  • Le Musée intime de Monet à Giverny, Éditions Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2016
    • Monet’s Private Picture Gallery at Giverny, Éditions Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2016
In collaboration
  • With Anne Distel & Michel Hoog, L’impressionnisme au musée du Jeu de Paume, F. Hazan, 1977
  • AA.VV., Monet (Grand Palais Paris exhibition catalogue): 1840–1926, Harry N. Abrams, 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sylvie Patin : Correspondant de la section de gravure (élue en 2006)". academie-des-beaux-arts.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "BIOGRAPHIE : Sylvie PATIN". sylviepatin.free.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Goetz, Adrien (2016-06-05). "Monet intime et collectionneur". lefigaro.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Sylvie Patin". franceculture.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Sylvie Patin : " Monet avait une belle âme "". actu.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Le Musée intime de Monet à Giverny". gourcuff-gradenigo.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "OUVRAGES : S. Patin, Monet, " un œil, mais quel œil ! "". sylviepatin.free.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "CAFÉ LITTÉRAIRE Sylvie Patin dimanche 20 septembre 2020 à Illiers-Combray Ancienne boutique de fleuriste Illiers-Combray". unidivers.fr (in French). 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Monet : " un œil... mais, bon Dieu, quel œil ! ", collection Découvertes Gallimard (n° 131)". gallimard.fr. Retrieved 2018-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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