Summary: With this work Albert Boime begins a multivolume social history of Western art in the modern epoch, from the French Revolution to World War I. In Volume 1 Boime systematically incorporates mainstream painting and sculpture, the work of lesser known artists, and popular imagery into a wide field of cultural inquiry. The second of Boime's (art history, UCLA) projected five-volume set on the social history of Western art in the modern epoch. The present volume examines ...show moreWestern European culture, history, and society from Napoleon's seizure of power to 1815 and the works of French painters David, Ingres, Prud'hon, and Girodet; Spain's Goya; English genre painters; the German Romantics; and the emergence of a national Italian art. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 90
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