Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal/ The Flowers of Evil, expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.
- The Mirror of Art: Critical Studies, trans., ed. & notes Jonathan Mayne, New York: Doubleday, 1956, xxi+370+64 pp. (English)
- The Painter of Modern Life and Other Essays, trans. & ed. Jonathan Mayne, London: Phaidon, 1964, xx+224. Excerpt. (English)
- Selected Writings on Art and Artists, trans. & intro. P.E. Charvet, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972, 460 pp; new ed. as Selected Writings on Art and Literature, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972, 460 pp. (English)
- in French