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The Sacrifice of Iphigenia

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Description: Painters and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Paris
THE presence of the new Salon audience presented such an abiding problem for those in authority over French art because of a fundamental contradiction at the heart of academic doctrine: a universalizing conception of artistic value had to be mapped onto a divisive social hierarchy...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.104-133

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