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Napoleon and history painting : Antoine-Jean Gros's La bataille D'Eylau

Author: Christopher Prendergast
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Clarendon Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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An inquiry into the fortunes, in both theory and practice, of the idea of history painting during the Napoleonic period. Its main argument is that under Napoleon, French history painting, especially  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Prendergast
ISBN: 9780198174226 0198174225
OCLC Number: 699089607
Description: XIII, 223 S. : ill.
Contents: 1. Questions of detail ; 2. Legitimization crisis ; 3. The moment of history painting ; 4. Painting war ; 5. Art and the state ; 6. Painting war II: La Bataille dEylau. ; 7. World history on horseback ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Christopher Prendergast.
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Prendergast's skill lies in his highlighting the numerous thematic interpretations of Gros's painting Burlington Magazine, November 1999

 
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