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The judgment of Paris : the revolutionary decade that gave the world Impressionism

Author: Ross King
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the origins of Impressionism against the backdrop of the artistic and cultural events of the nineteenth century as exemplified in the work of two artists--Ernest Meissonier and Edouard Manet.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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King, Ross, 1962-
Judgment of Paris.
New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck, 2006
(DLC) 2005031089
Named Person: Édouard Manet; Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier; Édouard Manet; Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier; Edouard Manet; Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross King
OCLC Number: 1035882237
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 448 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color))
Contents: Chez Meissonier --
Modern life --
The lure of perfection --
Mademoiselle V. --
Dreams of genius --
Youthful daring --
A baffling maze of canvas --
The Salon of Venus --
The tempest of fools --
Famous victories --
Young France --
Deliberations --
Room M --
Plein air --
A beastly slop --
The apostle of ugliness --
Maître Velázquez --
The jury of assassins --
Monet or Manet? --
A flash of swords --
Marvels, wonders and miracles --
Funeral for a friend --
Maneuvers --
A salon of newcomers --
Au bord de la mer --
Mademoiselle Berthe --
Flying gallops --
The wild boar of the Batignolles --
Vaulting ambitions --
The Prussian terror --
The last days of Paris --
A carnival of blood --
Days of hardship --
The apples of discord --
A ring of gold --
Pure Haarlem beer --
Beyond perfection --
The liberation of Paris --
Epilogue: finishing touches --
Political timeline.
Responsibility: Ross King.
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Chronicles the origins of Impressionism against the backdrop of the artistic and cultural events of the nineteenth century as exemplified in the work of two artists--Ernest Meissonier and Edouard Manet.

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