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Death of Socrates

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Description: Emulation: David, Drouais, and Girodet in the Art of Revolutionary France
~~On Drouais’s death in...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.83-114
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00330.5
Description: Painters and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Paris
To judge from David’s planning for the Salon of 1783, the “modesty” discerned by the author of Mémoires secrets seems closer to the mark than does any desire to reach over the heads of his superiors to some radicalized public...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.211-254
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00329.8
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
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00327.2
Description: Transformations in Late Eighteenth-Century Art
~THE UNCOMMON heroism of a Hector or a Germanicus, the noble tears of an Andromache or an Agrippina—such high moments from...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.50-106
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00288.2
Description: The Power of Color: Five Centuries of European Painting
~~The eighteenth century sees the definitive politicization of art, which would ultimately come to play a role in the wrenching events of the French Revolution. Louis XIV’s takeover of the art establishment in the service of the state, beginning around 1660, laid the foundation for what followed. Crucial to Louis’s...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.145-185
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00228.005

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