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Thomas Schlesser
 
 
2009
French edition
An essay on French artist Paul Chenavard (1807-1895), romantic cursed painter-prophet, illustrating the distance between the historic claims which build the modern myth of the artist and a relative efficiency.

2007
French edition
An elucidation of the myths and the political fantasies that surrounded Gustave Courbet's work and life under the second Empire.