FRIEDRICH, Otto. Olympia: Paris in the Age of Manet. New York: Touchstone / Simon and Schuster, 1992. First Wrappers. 232x157mm. Trade Paperback. Almost Fine. 329pp. xvi+329pp. Index, note on sources, b/w and color plates. Faint shelfwear, black mark to tail edges, otherwise fine. Friedrich's brilliant account of art and politics in Second Empire Paris (the capital of the 19th Century) vividly evokes the people and events that affect us to this day. The furor surrounding the first showing of Maney's famous painting Olympia in 1865 serves as our entree into a world bursting with creativity, strife, and intrigue.
FRIEDRICH, Otto: Olympia: Paris in the Age of Manet
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