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John Rewald, art historian, died New York 2 February, aged 81. Author of Cezanne: a biography (1936), which won the Mitchell Prize in 1986, when it was revised and republished, History of Impressionism (1946), History of Post-Impressionism (1956), Cezanne and America (1989), and books on Gauguin, Bonnard, Renoir, Degas, Seurat, Pissarro and Maillol. Born in Berlin, he moved to the US in 1933. A regular guest curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, he taught at the University of Chicago 1963-71, and at the City University of New York 1971-85.