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Knowles, Marika

Realism and Role-Play
The Human Figure in French Art from Callot to the Brothers Le Nain Marika Knowles

After the heroic nudes of the Renaissance and depictions of the tortured bodies of Christian saints, early seventeenth-century French artists turned their attention to their fellow humans, to nobles and beggars seen on the streets of Paris, to courtesans standing at their windows, to vendors... More