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The art of Louis-Léopold Boilly : modern life in Napoleonic France

Author: Susan L Siegfried; Louis Boilly
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Boilly has long been recognized as the most significant painter of everyday life in Napoleonic France. His portraits and genre scenes provide delightful illustrations of the period. In this book, Susan Siegfried argues that Boilly's paintings should be read not just for their documentary detail but also for their wider cultural significance - for the light they shed on social and sexual tensions of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quick Ref. Collection
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Named Person: Louis Boilly; Louis Boilly
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Siegfried; Louis Boilly
ISBN: 0300063326 9780300063325 9780300066692 0300066694
OCLC Number: 32469151
Description: xiv, 221 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Persona and Status --
An Artist Negotiates the French Revolution --
Immorality and the Directoire --
Portraiture and Identity --
Spectacle and Leisure --
Viewing and Spectatorship.
Responsibility: Susan L. Siegfried.

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Examining Boilly and his art, deemed by many to be a significant painter of everyday life in Napoleonic France, this study argues that his paintings should be read not just for their documentary  Read more...

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