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Penguin Books, Jan 31, 1991 - Art - 288 pages
Setting Realism in its social and historical context, the author discusses the crucial paradox posed by Realist works of art - notably in the revolutionary paintings of Courbet, the works of Manet, Degas and Monet, of the Pre-Raphaelites and other English, American, German and Italian Realists.

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Linda Nochlin is a professor of art history at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

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