The painting of modern life: Paris in the art of Manet and his followers

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Knopf, 1985 - Art - 338 pages
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The paintings of Manet, Degas, Seurat, and others are reproduced and examined as representations of the political, social, and physical changes characteristic of Paris, and France, in the mid-nineteenth century

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Review: The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers

User Review  - E. Journey - Goodreads

Convincing in arguing for Manet's distinction as the "initiator" of modernity in Paris—but I find a lot of art writing unnecessarily complex and "academicized." TJClark is one such writer. I do share his obvious love of those two delicious paintings. Read full review

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User Review  - Lynne - Goodreads

Inspired by my recent visit to the Musee d'Orsay and time spent with my art history professor friend Liz. I've been neglecting my education long enough. Read full review

Contents

chapter one The View from NotreDame
23
chapter two Olympias Choice
79
chapter three The Environs of Paris
147
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