Realism

Front Cover
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Editorial Foreword
7
Death in the Mid Nineteenth Century 77
57
The Heroism of Modern Life
179
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1991)

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

Bibliographic information