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Description: Necklines: The Art of Jacques-Louis David after the Terror
Perched on the edge of an armchair, a blank wall behind him, a painter’s palette in one hand, a brush in the other, the artist seems to fix the viewer with his stare...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.8-70
Description: Angelica Kauffman: Art and Sensibility
A SMALL ETCHING (fig. 119). Its tenuous lines mimic engraved arcs, but the effect is hardly mechanical...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.223-283
Description: Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting
Artemisia was an artist who moved from humble beginnings as the daughter of a moderately successful Roman painter to becoming an active (if unlikely) participant in the refined oral, intellectual, and musical culture of her day—whether in the Florentine court, the fringes of the papal curia in Rome, the...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.125-160
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the “Age of...
The Spanish contribution to the formation of the Western image of the black, and of the European phenomenology of blackness, is not without paradoxes ...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.191-234

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