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Algerian argue articulated artist Balcony Baron Haussmann beauty Berthe Morisot Bibliotheque body bourgeois Caillebotte century clothing colonial color construction contemporary costume covered Degas depicts dress dust Edgar Degas Edouard Manet effect Emile Zola erotic eyes fabric fashion journals female feminine femme Figure foreground formal France Frantz Jourdain French veil garment gaze Getty Research Institute grid Gustave Caillebotte harem Haussmann's hijab hygiene illustration Ingres's lace late nineteenth-century Paris layers Linda Nochlin look loom makeup maquillage Meurent's mode illustree modern modes parisiennes Morisot's face Muslim veil mystery nineteenth object Oil on canvas Orient Orientalist Paris Parisian women Photograph picture pigment popular portraits pose poussiere proper woman prostitute representation rouge Salon Second Empire seduction Self-Portrait sexual simultaneously skin social space street surface tion universal exhibitions urban Vallory veil's veiled face viewer visage vision visual culture voile voilettes wearing woman's face writes wrote Zola
Page vii - A charm invests a face Imperfectly beheld, The lady dare not lift her veil For fear it be dispelled. But peers beyond her mesh, And wishes, and denies, Lest interview annul a want That image satisfies.
Page vii - No more? A monster then, a dream, A discord. Dragons of the prime, That tare each other in their slime. Were mellow music match'd with him. O life as futile, then, as frail! O for thy voice to soothe and bless ! What hope of answer, or redress ? Behind the veil, behind the veil.