French Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art from the Early Eighteenth Century through the Revolution



French Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art from the Early Eighteenth Century through the Revolution This authoritative book surveys the remarkable collection of 18th century French paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the context of the institutions that governed the visual arts in the 1700s the Acad mie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, the Acad mie de France Rome, and the Paris Salon The works catalogued feature stunning examples by leading painters of the period, including Antoine Watteau, Jean Sim on Chardin, Fran ois Boucher, Joseph Siffred Duplessis, Jean Baptiste Greuze, Hubert Robert, Jacques Louis David, the Van Blarenberghes, and Fran ois G rard Katharine Baetjer provides an incisive history of the Acad mie Royale, its formation, principles, and regulations, and explores the beginnings of public art discourse in France Organized chronologically by artists birth years, the book includes a short biography of each artist and in depth discussions of individual paintings that incorporate the most up to date scholarship, while numerous comparative illustrations provide essential context. Read French Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art from the Early Eighteenth Century through the Revolution – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 408 pages
  • French Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art from the Early Eighteenth Century through the Revolution
  • Katharine Baetjer
  • 23 February 2018
  • 1588396614

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