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French Suite: A Book of Essays (Hardback)

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French Suite examines a range of important French painters and two writers, Baudelaire and Flaubert, from the brothers Le Nain in the mid-seventeenth century to Manet, Degas, Corot, Daubigny and the Impressionists in the later nineteenth century. A principal theme of the essays is a fundamental concern of Fried's throughout his career: the relation between painting and beholder. Fried's typically vivid and strongly argued essays offer many new readings and unexpected insights, transforming our understanding of both familiar and lesser-known French artistic and literary works.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: c 1800 to c 1900 Publisher: Reaktion Books Publication Date: 15/08/2022 ISBN-13: 9781789146042  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Art critic, art historian, literary critic-historian and poet, Michael Fried is the J. R. Herbert Boone Emeritus Professor of Humanities and the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University. His many books include Art and Objecthood: Essays and Reviews (1998) and Painting with Demons: The Art of Girolamo Savoldo (Reaktion, 2021).

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