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The Lady with the Glove

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Description: The Lady with the Glove
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Description: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
Anatole France’s tongue-in-cheek claim that fashion magazines say more about humanity than novels suggests a separation between fashion, literature, and human experience that is easily challenged by numerous French literary works of the nineteenth century. For to read French literature produced during the period of the Impressionists is to realize that—for numerous novelists, poets,...
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.53-62
Description: The Painted Face: Portraits of Women in France, 1814–1914
~~EDOUARD MANET’S Portrait of Mlle E. G., recognised by many critics as a painting of the young artist Eva Gonzalès when it was exhibited at the Salon of 1870,...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.59-99
Description: A. A. E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph
~In 1860, when sales of carte de visite portraits were soaring thanks to the mass production of views of contemporary celebrities, the Goncourt brothers discussed with the caricaturist Gavarni what the future direction of his portraits should be. Gavarni told them that “he wanted to...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.137-203

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