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Study for The Oath of the Tennis Court

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Description: Necklines: The Art of Jacques-Louis David after the Terror
In the context of the crisis in the republican imaginary that I described in the previous chapter, how could history painting speak of the Revolution as a collective historical experience after Thermidor...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.71-129
Description: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium
~The usual story of artistic expression goes like this: an artist begins with an idea in his mind, and then realizes it, giving it concrete, material existence. This story purports to be descriptive, to tell us how ideas function in drawing. It is in fact normative, told to...
PublisherHarvard Art Museums
Related print edition pages: pp.118-124

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