`The Shadow Only': Shadow and Silouette in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris

Forgione, Nancy
September 1999
Art Bulletin;Sep99, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p490
Academic Journal
Highlights the development of shadow and silhouette art in Paris, France in the late 19th century. Factors that contribute to the production of illusionism; Explanation on the various shadow terms and types; Summary of the types of expressive distortion; Impact of Japanese art on paintings; Association of silhouette with graphic arts; Transition of pictorial shadow to pictorial status.


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