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Painted Love: Prostitution and French Art of the Impressionist Era Hollis Clayson

Painted Love: Prostitution and French Art of the Impressionist Era

Hollis Clayson

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ISBN : 9780300047301
Hardcover
202 pages
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Prostitution was widespread in 19th-century Paris, and as French streets filled with prostitutes, French art and literature of the period paralleled this development. In this book, Hollis Clayson explains why she provides the first description andMoreProstitution was widespread in 19th-century Paris, and as French streets filled with prostitutes, French art and literature of the period paralleled this development. In this book, Hollis Clayson explains why she provides the first description and analysis of French artistic interest in women prostitutes, examining how the subject was treated in the art of the 1870s and 1880s by such avant-garde painters as Cezanne, Degas, Manet, and Renoir as well as by academic and low-brow painters who were their contemporaries.