Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life Under Siege (1870-71)

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The siege of Paris by Prussians in the fall and winter of 1870 and 1871 turned the city upside down, radically altering its appearance, social structure, and mood. As Hollis Clayson demonstrates in Paris in Despair , the siege took an especially heavy toll on the city's artists, forcing them out of the spaces and routines of their insular prewar lives and thrusting them onto the ramparts (as many became soldiers). But the crisis did not halt artistic production, as some have suggested. In fact, Clayson argues that the ...

Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life Under Siege (1870-71) 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226109572

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Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life Under Siege (1870-71) 2002, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226109510

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