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Courbet's Realism

Courbet's Realism( )
Author: Fried, Michael
ISBN:978-0-226-26215-4
Publication Date:Nov 1992
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $59.00
Book Description:

"'This book,' Michael Fried's work opens, 'was written not so much chapter by chapter as painting by painting over a span of roughly ten years.' Courbet's Realism is a magnificent work and its very first sentence brings us up against the qualities of mind of its author, qualities that make it as impressive as it is. It allows us to reconstruct the keen eye, the commitment to perception, the gift of rapt concentration, the conviction that great paintings are not necessarily...
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Book Details
Pages:396
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.02 x 9.867 x 0.852 Inches
Book Weight:2.169 Pounds
Author Biography
Fried, Michael (Author)
Michael Fried is J.R. Herbert Boone Professor of Humanities and director of the Humanities Center at the Johns Hopkins University.




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