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18th-century French painting

Author: Dominique Jarrassé
Publisher: Paris : Terrail, 1999.
Series: Glorious world of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarrassé, Dominique.
18th-century French painting.
Paris : Terrail, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Jarrassé
ISBN: 2879392039 9782879392035
OCLC Number: 41833299
Description: 207 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: The academic legacy --
The hierarchy of genres and the debate on colour --
History and mythology : allegory or Eros --
Religious commissions --
Watteau and the 'fête galante' --
From pastoral to libertine --
Fragonard, or a passion for painting --
Portraiture : from the ceremonial to the informal --
The celebration of sensibility and the birth of art criticism --
Poetic reality : Animal painting and still life --
Chardin, or time suspended --
Greuze and the vagaries of virtue --
Sublime nature and ruins --
'Greek' rococo? --
David and neo-classical heroization --
Forging national identity --
The revolutionary decade --
Romantic nocturnes.
Series Title: Glorious world of art.
Other Titles: Peinture française au XVIIIe siècle.
Eighteenth-century French painting
Responsibility: Dominique Jarrassé ; [English translation, Murray Wyllie].


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