The self pictured: Manet, the mirror, and the occupation of realist painting

Galligan, Gregory
March 1998
Art Bulletin;Mar1998, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p138
Academic Journal
Defines the semiotic representation gained by painter, Edouard Manet from painters who practiced realism. Indications that the early historical precedence of a mirror mode in realist painting calls for a new and multivalent reading of mimickry; Effect of the movement on the public's reception of the premodern era in art.


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