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David to Delacroix - 52 edition

David to Delacroix (ISBN10: 0674194012; ISBN13: 9780674194014)
ISBN13: 978-0674194014
ISBN10: 0674194012

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0674194007
ISBN10: 0674194004

Summary: This renowned study follows the evolution of French painting from the Revolution through the Napoleonic era. Beginning with David's revolutionary classicism, Friedlaender scrutinizes the work of early-nineteenth-century artists against the background of their times. He reveals the baroque tendencies diffused into the art of Prudhon and the same predisposition, mixed with a strong realism, in the work of G ricault. Two distinct trends appear, deriving from Pussin and Rubens. The autho
r follows the styles as they mature, and represents their consumation in two great masters--the refined and abstract classicism of Ingres and the baroque of Delacroix with its flamboyant colorism and exotic subjects.
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Summary: This renowned study follows the evolution of French painting from the Revolution through the Napoleonic era. Beginning with David's revolutionary classicism, Friedlaender scrutinizes the work of early-nineteenth-century artists against the background of their times. He reveals the baroque tendencies diffused into the art of Prudhon and the same predisposition, mixed with a strong realism, in the work of G ricault. Two distinct trends appear, deriving from Pussin and Rubens. The author follows the styles as they mature, and represents their consumation in two great masters--the refined and abstract classicism of Ingres and the baroque of Delacroix with its flamboyant colorism and exotic subjects. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 52
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Year Published: 1952
International: No

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