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Extremities : painting empire in post-revolutionary France

Author: Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
Publisher: London : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the decades following the French Revolution, four artists - Girodet, Gros, Gericault, and Delacroix - painted works in their Parisian studios that vividly expressed violent events in faraway, colonial lands. This book examines six of these paintings and argues that their disturbing, erotic depictions of slavery, revolt, plague, decapitation, cannibalism, massacre, and abduction chart the history of France's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson; Antoine-Jean Gros, baron; Théodore Géricault; Eugène Delacroix; Eugène Delacroix; Théodore Géricault; Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson; Antoine-Jean Gros, baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
ISBN: 0300088876 9780300088878
OCLC Number: 49848708
Description: xi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Black revolution: Saint-Domingue: Girodet's Portrait of citizen Belley, ex-representative of the colonies, 1797 --
Plague: Egypt-Syria: Gros's Bonaparte visiting the plague victims of Jaffa, 1804 --
Revolt: Egypt: Girodet's Revolt of Cairo, 1810 --
Cannibalism: Senegal: Géricault's Raft of the medusa, 1819 --
Blood-mixing: Ottoman Greece: Delacroix's Massacres of Chios, 1824 --
White slavery: Ottoman Africa: Delacroix's Greece and the ruins of Missolonghi, 1826.
Responsibility: Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby.

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Following the French Revolution, four artists - Girodet, Gros, Gericault and Delacroix - painted works expressing violent events and issues in faraway lands. This study of six of these paintings  Read more...

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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/14987055<\/a>> # baron Antoine-Jean Gros<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1771<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1835<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Gros<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Antoine-Jean<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"baron Antoine-Jean Gros<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64128788<\/a>> # Th\u00E9odore G\u00E9ricault<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1791<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1824<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"G\u00E9ricault<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Th\u00E9odore<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Th\u00E9odore G\u00E9ricault<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/7389086<\/a>> # Eug\u00E8ne Delacroix<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1798<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1863<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Delacroix<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Eug\u00E8ne<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Eug\u00E8ne Delacroix<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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