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Description: Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
~In late 1862, Édouard Manet (1832–1883) noted in his studio carnet that a model he described as “Laure, très belle négresse” (“Laure, very beautiful black woman”) sat for a portrait in his rue...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.7-83
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
Despite the increasing internationalism of Western art in the last quarter of the nineteenth century—encouraged by the great international exhibitions—the differences...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.191-246

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