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Fleshing out surfaces : skin in french art and medicine, 1650-1850

Author: Mechthild Fend
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Rethinking art's histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A strong and insightful work which argues that skin is not just any surface an artist can represent, but a highly overdetermined one. Focusing on five French painters - Fragonard, David, Girodet, Benoit and Ingres - it spans the fields of history of art and of medicine.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Fend, Mechthild.
Fleshing Out Surfaces.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, cop. 2017
(OCoLC)971544032
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mechthild Fend
ISBN: 9781526104663 1526104660 9781526120724 1526120720
OCLC Number: 1090485249
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xvi, 314 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Fleshing out surfaces; Contents; List of illustrations ; Acknowledgments ; 1 Introduction; 2 The surface's substance; 3 Nervous canvas; 4 Sensitive limit; 5 Skin colour; 6 Seeing through the skin; 7 Hermetic borderline; 8 Epilogue: segregation; Select bibliography; Index
Series Title: Rethinking art's histories.
Responsibility: Mechthild Fend.

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