Inventing the Louvre : art, politics, and the origins of the modern museum in eighteenth-century Paris. (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Inventing the Louvre : art, politics, and the origins of the modern museum in eighteenth-century Paris.

Author: Andrew McClellan
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Founded in the final years of the Enlightenment, the Louvre became the model for all state art museums. This text chronicles the formation of the museum from its origins in the French royal picture collections to its apotheosis during the Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew McClellan
ISBN: 0520221761 9780520221765
OCLC Number: 1063924868
Description: 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Founded in the final years of the Enlightenment, the Louvre became the model for all state art museums. This text chronicles the formation of the museum from its origins in the French royal picture collections to its apotheosis during the Revolution.

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