WorldCat Identities

Seznec, Jean

Overview
Works: 175 works in 693 publications in 6 languages and 6,903 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Art  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: BR135, 292
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jean Seznec
 
Most widely held works by Jean Seznec
The survival of the pagan gods : the mythological tradition and its place in Renaissance humanism and art by Jean Seznec( Book )

168 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Artist and the writer in France : essays in honour of Jean Seznec by Francis Haskell( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur l'art et les artistes by Denis Diderot( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance ordained that Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was not only a philosopher, playwright and writer, but also a salonnier. In other words, an art critic. In 1759, his friend Grimm entrusted him with a project that forced him to acquire 'thoughtful notions concerning painting and sculpture' and to refine 'art terms, so familiar in his words yet so vague in his mind'. Diderot wrote artistic reviews of exhibitions - Salons - that were organized bi-annually at the Louvre by the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. These reviews, published in the "Correspondence Litteraire", were Did
Fragonard drawings for Ariosto by Jean-Honoré Fragonard( Book )

27 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais sur Diderot et l'Antiquité by Jean Seznec( Book )

26 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salons by Denis Diderot( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes official catalogue of each exhibition of the Académie royale de peinture et de scu lpture, covering the years 1759-81, with comments by Diderot, and added biographical and critical notes about the artists
Les Salons, 1759-1781 : (textes choisis) by Denis Diderot( Book )

70 editions published between 1957 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouvelles études sur La tentation de saint Antoine by Jean Seznec( Book )

21 editions published in 1949 in French and English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Martin en France by Jean Seznec( Book )

18 editions published between 1944 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les sources de l'épisode des dieux dans La tentation de saint Antoine by Jean Seznec( Book )

21 editions published in 1940 in French and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diderot et Falconet correspondance : les six premières lettres by Denis Diderot( Book )

16 editions published in 1959 in French and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Proust et les dieux by Jean Seznec( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in French and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On two definitions of literature; an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 27 May 1952 by Jean Seznec( Book )

12 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur la réformation de la police de France soumis au roi en 1749 by Guillaute( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in French and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of the pagan gods : papers of a conference in memory of Jean Seznec by Warburg Institute( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and the visual arts in nineteeenth century France : an inaugural lecture delivered in the University of Hull on 1 November 1962 by Jean Seznec( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salons by Denis Diderot( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais sur la peinture ; salons de 1759, 1761, 1763 by Denis Diderot( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synthèse de l'essentiel des idées de Diderot sur l'art de 1759 à 1763. Diderot, dans ses écrits, tâche de ramener les artistes à une observation plus sincère de la nature. Il n'envisage pas l'oeuvre d'art sous le seul angle des qualités formelles, mais s'attache aussi à la décrire dans ses rapports ambigus, souvent déterminants, avec la société et les institutions politiques
Flaubert à l'Exposition de 1851 by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

12 editions published in 1951 in French and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The survival of the pagan gods : the mythological tradition and its place in Renaissance humanism and art
Alternative Names
Jean Joseph Seznec

Jean Seznec Frans kunsthistoricus (1905-1983)

Jean Seznec französischer Kunst- und Literaturhistoriker

Jean Seznec French historian and mythographer

Jean Seznec historian and mythographer

Seznec, J. 1905-1983

Seznec, Jean-Francois

Seznec Jean-Joseph 1905-1983

セズネック, ジャン

Languages
French (265)

English (200)

Italian (15)

German (13)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (3)

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Sur l'art et les artistes