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The Railroad Bridge, Argenteuil

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Description: Art and the French Commune: Imagining Paris after War and Revolution
~MONTMARTRE, the populous eighteenth arrondissement, was a key site of both Communard and Impressionist activity....
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.114-139
Description: The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity
Self-conscious modernity, the search for novelty (nouveauté), could be signalled by artists’ emphasis on the tactile materiality of their paint surfaces. By stressing the optical engagement of the spectator – whether in subtle nuances of tone and simultaneous contrasts of hue, in bravura brushwork or in the textural complexity of the paint layer – they alerted their...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.30-49
Description: Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society
In 1886, when Louis Barron published his book on the environs of Paris, the national census showed that only 20% of the inhabitants of the suburbs had been born in the commune they resided in. Another 24% had been born elsewhere in the suburbs or in Paris, so one could say that 44% were natives of the immediate region....
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.195-263

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