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Setting Realism in its social and historical context, this title discusses the crucial paradox posed by Realist works of art - notably in the revolutionary paintings of Courbet, the works of Manet, Degas and Monet, of the Pre-Raphaelites and other En...

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:288 pages

    Realism Reviews

  • Caterina Pierre
    Feb 09, 2015

    Excellent of course. The one-star deduction is for the very dry Epilogue that was published without images. No real footnotes; must have been a publisher's decision years ago that would not fly today ...

  • Joseph Adelizzi, Jr.
    Dec 31, 2016

    Linda Nochlin is intelligent. She probably knows more about Art than 99.9999999% of those on the planet, and she certainly knows more about Art than I ever will. She shared so many insights, brought o...

  • AC
    May 02, 2012

    This book is out of the same series as John Shearman's Mannerism, which MonicaMc loves so much [but which I haven't read yet] - the Penguin Art and Architecture: