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The Place de la Concorde

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Description: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
Writing from Paris in her diary on the last day of 1868, the young American Frances Willard noted her admiration for “the brilliant shop-windows and the almost equally dazzling costumes...
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.165-185
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00356.15
Description: Art and the French Commune: Imagining Paris after War and Revolution
~I WANT to begin this chapter with the case study of Gustave Caillebotte, both patron of, and participant in, the Impressionist collective. He was the youngest (born 1848) and most well off of the group, and the most conservative in style and content. His major works attest to a thorough assimilation of the rhetoric of...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.77-113
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00021.007
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
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00067.006