This work discusses the art of Gustave Courbet in the years directly after the 1848 revolution, showing how complex Courbet's intuition of the social and political issues of the time really was, and how appropriate were the pictures he painted for the Salon of 1851.
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T. J. Clark is Chancellor's Professor of Modern Art at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and his Followers (1984) and Farewell to an Idea: Episodes from a History of Modernism (1999).Review:
"Clark has rethought the problems posed by the social history of art. . . . He is a writer who evidently loves painting, a subtle and witty reader of texts and pictures, a critic both modest and daring." -- New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11050027245X
Book Description Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB050027245X