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Description: Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era
In the second half of the nineteenth century most French women in the labor force were young single members of the popular classes. Many of those who worked in certain of the classic female professions in Paris, such as the needle trades, were suspected of being prostitutes...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.113-153

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