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Two Young Peasant Women

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Description: Looking at Men: Anatomy, Masculinity and the Modern Male Body
Beginning with the history of the idea of the ‘human machine’, this chapter explores modern developments in this explicitly class- and gender-specific concept.My...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.140-183
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00297.5
Description: Farewell to an Idea: Episodes from a History of Modernism
Camille Pissarro’s Two Young Peasant Women (fig. 20) was first shown to the public in late January 1892. It was part of a wide-ranging exhibition of Pissarro’s past and recent work – the kind we would now call a retrospective – put on at the Durand-Ruel Gallery, in a fashionable shopping street just off the boulevard des Italiens. The catalogue for the show invited the visitor to look at Pissarro’s paintings chronologically, or with a sense of how paintings done in the previous few months …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.55-137
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00048.005

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