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Emulation : making artists for revolutionary France

Author: Thomas E Crow
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This fascinating and important book puts the life of the artist at the centre of innovative art history, narrating a biography of five painters at the heart of events in Revolutionary France: Jacques-Louis David and his extraordinarily precocious pupils Drouais, Girodet, Gérard, and Gros"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the revolution
Named Person: Jacques Louis David; Jacques-Louis David; Jacques Louis David; Jacques Louis David; Jean-Germain Drouais; Anne Louis Girodet-Trioson; François Gérard; Antoine-Jean Gros
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Crow
ISBN: 0300060939 9780300060935
OCLC Number: 30782730
Description: 364 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Part One : Family Affairs --
Fatherland --
The Wounded Warrior --
The School of Athens --
Part Two : Rebel, Rebel --
Martyrs --
A Child Shall Lead Them --
The Return of the Exile --
Part Three : Last Rites --
Too Beautiful for a Man.
Responsibility: Thomas Crow.
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"This fascinating and important book puts the life of the artist at the centre of innovative art history, narrating a biography of five painters at the heart of events in Revolutionary France: Jacques-Louis David and his extraordinarily precocious pupils Drouais, Girodet, Gérard, and Gros"--Jacket.

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