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James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot

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Description: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
There is a delightful paradox in including James Tissot in a discussion of fashion and the Impressionists. His tight, shimmering canvases are as hostile to the untidy brushwork of the Impressionist style as the painter himself was to the group’s strategies. In 1874 he resolutely kept himself at a distance from their first collective event and, in the end, respected only Edgar Degas,...
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.146-152
Description: Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society
The flâneur, the purposeful male stroller, was a principal performer in the theater of daily life in Paris in mid-century, if we judge by his importance in writings of the era. A journalist, writer, or illustrator, he looked about with the acute eye of a detective, sizing up persons and events with a clinical detachment as though natural events could tell him their own...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.33-57

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