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The Cambridge companion to Delacroix

Author: Beth Segal Wright
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cambridge Companion to Delacroix serves as an introduction to one of the most important and most complex artists of the nineteenth century. Providing an overview of his life and career, this volume offers essays by leading authorities on the artist's pictorial practice, the stylistic range over Classicism and Romanticism, his writings, both private diary notations and published articles, and his impact on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; EugÈne Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Segal Wright
ISBN: 0521650771 0521658896 9780521650779 9780521658898
OCLC Number: 43599221
Description: xvi, 240 pages, 11 pages of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Painting thoughts: an introduction to Delacroix / Beth S. Wright --
Delacroix in his generation / Alan B. Spitzer --
Delacroix and romanticism / James H. Rubin --
Eugène Delacroix and popular culture / Nina Athanassoglou-Kallmyer --
Orients and colonies: Delacroix's Algerian harem / Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby --
"A science and an art at once": Delacroix's pictorial theory and practice / Petra ten-Doesschate Chu --
Delacroix's dialogue with the French classical tradition / Dorothy Johnson --
Delacroix and modern literature / Paul Joannides --
Delacroix as essayist: writings on art / Michèle Hannoosh --
Painting/literature: the impact of Delacroix on aesthetic theory, art criticism, and poetics in mid-nineteenth-century France / David Scott.
Other Titles: Delacroix
Responsibility: edited by Beth S. Wright.
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"The Cambridge Companion to Delacroix serves as an introduction to one of the most important and most complex artists of the nineteenth century. Providing an overview of his life and career, this volume offers essays by leading authorities on the artist's pictorial practice, the stylistic range over Classicism and Romanticism, his writings, both private diary notations and published articles, and his impact on modern aesthetics, among other topics. Designed to serve as an essential resource for students of French nineteenth-century art history, cultural history, and literature, The Cambridge Companion to Delacroix also provides a chronology of the artist's life, set into its political and cultural contexts, as well as a list of suggested further readings in the topic areas."--Jacket.

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