ARTH237 Lecture18

ARTH237 Lecture18 - ARTH2372 November17 PopularPrintCulture...

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ARTH 2372 November 17 Popular Print Culture o Historical Background: era of Napoleon III led to o Completely unrestrained private exploitation Gap between rich and poor widened   anger and suspicion by the lower class “To satisfy” numerous classes, but to attach interest to the highest class – doomed to fail o Fashion/excess waste Ladies’ dresses The Opera Napoleon III not only wanted to compete the Rue di Rivoli but also unify the Louvre project Required wiping out structures and slums to construct new sections in the Louvre Reminiscent of the Opera, and the Tuileri Palace (state dinners) o Important things neglected – key to downfall, fatal miscalculations of policy Army, protection, control Underestimated Prussia Crowds demanded a Republic, 4 th  of Sept 1870
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