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1) Villon, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Francois de Montcorbier or Francois Des Loges. One of the earliest great poets of France, Villon was largely rediscovered in the 19th cent. He was brought up by the...

2) Villon, Jacques. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French painter, brother of Marcel Duchamp and Raymond Duchamp-Villon. Villon became an exponent of cubism in 1911 and is best known for his refinement of the cubist...

3) Duchamp-Villon, Raymond. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French sculptor; brother of the artists Marcel Duchamp and Jacques Villon. From the tradition of Rodin he turned to cubism in 1912. He began to assemble machinelike...

4) Duchamp, Marcel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French painter, brother of Raymond Duchamp-Villon and half-brother of Jacques Villon. Duchamp is noted for his cubist-futurist painting Nude Descending a Staircase,...

5) ballade. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...France in the 14th and 15th cent. The ballade usually contains three stanzas of eight lines with three rhymes and a four-line envoy (a short, concluding stanza)....

6) M'Carthy, Justin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Irish historian, politician, and novelist. After a long career in journalism, he entered the British Parliament in 1879, advocating home rule for Ireland. He was...

7) cubism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cubist TheoryCubism began as an intellectual revolt against the artistic expression of previous eras. Among the specific elements abandoned by the cubists were the...

8) French literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French literature, writings in medieval French dialects and standard modern French. Writings in Provencal and Breton are considered separately, as are works in French...

9) modern art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Renaissance (see Renaissance art and architecture). Nearly every phase of modern art was initially greeted by the public with ridicule, but as the shock wore off,...

10) French art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French art, the artistic production of the region that constitutes the historic nation of France. See also French architecture. 1 Early HistoryArtistic remains in...

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