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The Death of Abel

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Description: Emulation: David, Drouais, and Girodet in the Art of Revolutionary France
~The collective work apparent in the copy of the Socrates and in the Brutus manifests an aesthetic freedom and a liberation of the talents of pupils who elsewhere would have found little outlet for their individuality. But it carried with it a new kind of domination. Already in the Socrates replica, the pupil is constrained to an exacting...
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Related print edition pages: pp.117-144

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