Courbet: With 109 Illustrations, 14 in Color

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Thames & Hudson, 2007 - Art - 224 pages
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Linda Nochlin has devoted herself to a lifelong study of Gustave Courbet, arguably the most radical of all 19th-century painters and one of the fathers of modern art. Now, in this landmark book, every aspect of his oeuvre comes under Nochlins scrutiny from his vast realist depictions of provincial French life, allegorical works, and paint-encrusted landscapes to his dark, brooding portraits, sensual nudes and earthy still lifes.

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Contents

Introduction
6
Innovation and Tradition in Courbets
19
Gustave Courbets Toilette de la Mariee
55
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Linda Nochlin is a highly celebrated feminist art historian. She is the Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art Emerita at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her major books include Courbet, Representing Women, and Women, Art, and Power.

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