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Description: Shadows and Enlightenment
34  The Rococo-Empiricist shadow-watchers were not quite a coterie but had some cultural coherence. Cochin, for example, had been a friend of Jombert since childhood; collaborated with Oudry in illustrating a famous edition of La Fontaine’s Fables by translating Oudry’s tonal wash drawings into linear terms for engraving (fig. 38); designed engravings for a book by Bouguer (a difficult and recessive man) and for several by Rousseau – including an allegorical portrait for the second edition …
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Related print edition pages: pp.119-145

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