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After Dinner at Ornans

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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