Table of contents for Canvases and careers : institutional change in the French painting world : with a new foreword and a new afterword / Harrison C. White, Cynthia A. White.


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Foreword to the 1993 Edition by Harrison C. White
Preface
Introduction
1. Roots of the Nineteenth-Century Art Machine
Artist as Learned Man: Triumph of the Royal Academy
Paris: The Magnet
Genesis of the Dealers
Critics' Emergence
Persistence of Guild Patterns
Notes
2. The Machine in Flower
Government Patronage and the New Elite
Training: Official Route to Success
The Education of Hippolyte Flandrin
Realities of Training
The Salon: Proving Ground
The Prestige of French Painting
A Small Army
The Home Guard
Dividing the Spoils
Notes
3. A New System Emerges
Change in Social Context
Changing Techniques and the Artist's Role
A Glut in Search of a Market
Canvases vs. Careers
Subject Matter, Styles, and Markets
The Dealer-Critic System
Individual Careers and the New System
Decay of the Academic System
Might-Have-Beens
François Bonvin: Between Two Systems
Notes
4. The Impressionists: Their Roles in the New System
"For Fear of Remaining a Nonentity"
Official Training--and Alternatives
First Meetings and Working Relationships
A Piece of a Meaning
To Instruct the Public: Critic as Theorist
The Critic as Publicist and Ideologue
The Dealer as Speculator
The Dealer as Patron
"It's a Wonderful Business Being a Bourgeois--without a Cent!"
Manet's Sales
Pissarro's Finances
Monet's Money
An Expendable Weapon: The Group Show
Impressionists and the Dealer-Critic System
Notes
Conclusions
Afterword to the 1993 Edition by Cynthia A. White
Index





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Art and society -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Art patronage -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Painters -- France -- Economic conditions.
Painters -- France -- Social conditions.