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Liberty Leading the People

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Description: Liberty Leading the People
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Description: Naked Authority: The Body in Western Painting, 1830–1908
Eugène Delacroix’s painting Liberty Guiding the People, more often popularly known as Liberty on the Barricades (plate 19), is one of Europe’s most familiar images...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.59-82
Description: Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention
~PAINTING GETS ALL the attention in Gallery of the Louvre. And for good reason. Morse’s canvas features copies of thirty-eight paintings. He included four figures who are making paintings or drawings. He envisioned Gallery of the Louvre as proof of his own painterly talents. And he hoped it would educate his countrymen about European art.
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.89-96
Description: Picturing a Nation: Art and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century America
~~In the spring of 1867, the New York correspondent for San Francisco’s Alta California filed a report on his visit to the annual exhibition at the National Academy of Design, the nation’s most prestigious art establishment. The...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.205-271

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