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Canvases and careers: institutional change in the French painting world

Author: White, Harrison C. ; White, Cynthia A.Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 1993.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 173 p. : Ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0226894878Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print ND50.63 .F7 W45 1993
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Canvases and Careers: Institutional Change in the French Painting World Contents Foreword to the 1993 Edition by Harrison C. White, xi Preface, xxi Introduction, 1 1 ROOTS OF THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART MACHINE Artist as Learned Man: Triumph of the Royal Academy, 6 Paris: The Magnet, 7 Genesis of the Dealers, 8 Critics' Emergence, 10 Persistence of Guild Patterns, 11 Notes, 12 5 2 THE MACHINE IN FLOWER Government Patronage and the New Elite, 16 Training: Official Route to Success, 18 The Education of Hippolyte Flandrin, 20 Realities of Training, 26 The Salon: Proving Ground, 27 The Prestige of French Painting, 33 A Small Army, 44 The Home Guard, 54 Dividing the Spoils, 63 Notes, 70 16 3 A NEW SYSTEM EMERGES Change in Social Context, 76 Changing Techniques and the Artist's Role, 79 76 A Glut in Search of a Market, 83 Canvases vs. Careers, 88 Subject Matter, Styles, and Markets, 90 The Dealer-Critic System, 94 Individual Careers and the New System, 98 Decay of the Academic System, 100 Might-Have-Beens, 102 Francois Bonvin: Between Two Systems, 105 Notes, 109 4 THE IMPRESSIONISTS: THEIR ROLES IN THE NEW SYSTEM "For Fear of Remaining a Nonentity," 112 Official Training--and Alternatives, 114 First Meetings and Working Relationships, 116 A Piece of a Meaning, 117 To Instruct the Public: Critic as Theorist, 119 The Critic as Publicist and Ideologue, 121 The Dealer as Speculator, 124 The Dealer as Patron, 126 "It's a Wonderful Business Being a Bourgeois--without a Cent!," 129 Manet's Sales, 130 Pissarro's Finances, 134 Monet's Money, 138 An Expendable Weapon: The Group Show, 140 Impressionists and the Dealer-Critic System, 150 Notes, 152 Conclusions, 155 Afterword to the 1993 Edition by Cynthia A. White, 163 Index, 169 111

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