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Masked Ball at the Opera

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Description: Fellow Men: Fantin-Latour and the Problem of the Group in Nineteenth-Century French...
ON 18 March 1872, Edmond de Goncourt paid a visit to Fantin-Latour’s studio to see his latest work-in-progress, a group portrait of avant-garde poets arranged around a table after a meal. A quarrel among Fantin’s sit-ters had left him with a noticeable gap in his composition, still unfilled when his...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.156-202
Description: Manet Manette
~"Everyone knew how to make the portrait of Manet: he was very well known.” “Tout le...
PublisherYale University Press
Description: Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society
The editorialist of Le Temps was of the few who struck such a sour note in 1867. Like the visiting monarchs, most Parisians and visitors in the year of the Universal Exposition enjoyed to the fullest the various entertainments that made Paris “the theater of nations.” The appearance of Thérésa in a proper theater—she had been booked into...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.93-139

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