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Women on a Café Terrace, Evening

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Description: Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era
If he time-honored signifier of social difference is clothing. In Thorstein Veblen’s words, “Our apparel is always in evidence and affords an indication of our pecuniary standing to all observers at first glance...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.56-112
Description: The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity
There is a dynamic relationship between depicted light – the light effects represented in Impressionist paintings – and the inherent luminosity of the materials and methods of handling used by the painters. Understanding this relationship is crucial in evaluating the modernity and meanings of Impressionist painting. The physical properties of their chosen materials facilitated...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.111-135
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00125.011
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

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