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Alias Olympia


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Release Date : 2013-01-14


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Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to vanish from history in a haze of degrading hearsay. But had this bold and spirited beauty really descended into prostitution, drunkenness, and early death-or did her life, hidden from history, take a different course altogether? Eunice Lipton's search for the answer combines the suspense of a detective story with the revelatory power of art, peeling off layers of lies to reveal startling truths about Victorine Meurent-and about Lipton herself.

Alias Olympia


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Release Date : 2013-01-14


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Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to vanish from history in a haze of degrading hearsay. But had this bold and spirited beauty really descended into prostitution, drunkenness, and early death-or did her life, hidden from history, take a different course altogether? Eunice Lipton's search for the answer combines the suspense of a detective story with the revelatory power of art, peeling off layers of lies to reveal startling truths about Victorine Meurent-and about Lipton herself.

Alias Olympia


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Release Date : 1999-01-01


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Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to vanish from history in a haze of degrading hearsay. But had this bold and spirited beauty really descended into prostitution, drunkenness, and early death-or did her life, hidden from history, take a different course altogether? Eunice Lipton's search for the answer combines the suspense of a detective story with the revelatory power of art, peeling off layers of lies to reveal startling truths about Victorine Meurent-and about Lipton herself.

French Seduction


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Release Date : 2007


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An acclaimed art historian explores the United States' love-hate relationship with France while tracing her own experiences as an American resident of France as well as an art historian, a Jewish person, and a sensualist, in an account that evaluates American-French cultural diplomacy and how it has played out in the modern world.

Olympia


Author : Otto Friedrich
language : en
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Release Date : 1993


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In a delightfully different account of art and politics during the Second Empire, Friedrich sketches a landscape that encompasses Napoleon III, Flaubert, Wagner, Proust, Degas, Zola, Monet, Hugo, Manet, and many others, both famous and infamous. Photographs.

A Distant Heartbeat


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2016-04-01


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On May 20, 1938, a young man from the Bronx informs his parents that he is leaving for the Catskills to begin his new job as a waiter. Instead, he sails for Europe to join the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, the opening round in the fight against Hitler and Mussolini. The man, Dave Lipton--the author's uncle--sends letter after letter home detailing his hopes and begging for forgiveness. He never receives a reply. Decades later, Eunice Lipton stumbles upon clues for this silence, uncovering details of Dave's exhilarating political life in New York, his shuttered romantic life, and his deep friendship with another volunteer. A Distant Heartbeat tells a tale of passion and heroism, centered on a fierce competition between brothers, a packet of missing letters, and the unforeseen results of family betrayal.

Looking Into Degas


Author : Eunice Lipton
language : en
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date : 1986-01-01


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Discusses the themes and cultural background of Degas' paintings, and explains how they deal with class, sexuality, and work