Paint the town red ... and yellow ... and blue ... and grey
Jailed for faking Renoirs, Guy Ribes returns to take key role in biopic of French master
Musée de l'Armée, Paris
Many know about the death by drowning of WS Gilbert; others are aware that in 1933 Ernest Hemingway, incensed by a review, trashed the Paris bookshop in which he read it. Few could point to these incidents' one degree of separation. Such surprises regularly punctuate the soberly engrossing chronicle which Robert Fraser has created around the life of a poet whose modest fame has burned steadily, almost brightly, since his Thirties emergence as a teenage prodigy.