ALIAS OLYMPIA : A WOMAN'S SEARCH FOR MAN

By: EUNICE LIPTON

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Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to vanish from history in a haze of degrading hearsay. But had this bold and spirited beauty really descended into prostitution, drunkenness, and early death or did her life, hidden from history, take a different course altogether? Eunice Lipton's search for the answer combines the suspense of a detective story with the revelatory power of art, peeling off layers of lies to reveal startling truths about Victorine Meurent and about Lipton herself.

Title: ALIAS OLYMPIA : A WOMAN'S SEARCH FOR MAN

Author Name: EUNICE LIPTON

Categories: ART BIOGRAPHY,

Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS:

ISBN Number: 0801486092

ISBN Number 13: 9780801486098

Binding: TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM262501

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