Portrait of Théodore Duret
Théodore Duret (20 January 1838 in Saintes – 16 January 1927 in Paris) was a French journalist, author and art critic. He was one of the first advocates of impressionism. One of his best known works is Critique d'Avant Garde (Paris, 1885) which was written in support of the Impressionist movement. He also served as collecting advisor and buying agent for American art collector Louisine Havemeyer.
- Shigemi Inaga: Théodore Duret (1838–1927). Paris 1988
- Jean Selz: Lexikon des Impressionismus Cologne 1977 ISBN 3-7701-0860-4
- John Rewald: Die Geschichte des Impressionismus Cologne 1979 ISBN 3-7701-5561-0