In this highly accessible, stylish work of imaginative nonfiction, Lipton re-creates a provocative figure out of 19th-century art history--Victorine Meurent, Edouard Manet's favorite model. At once biography, memoir, and compelling detective story, Alias Olympia is on the cutting edge of contemporary trends in critical writing.

Alias Olympia 1999, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801486098

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Alias Olympia 1993, Scribner Book Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684194172

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