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Emulation: Making Artists for Revolutionary France
     

Emulation: Making Artists for Revolutionary France

by Thomas Crow
 

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This fascinating and elegant book tells the story of five painters at the center of events in Revolutionary France: Jacques Louis-David and his extraordinarily precocious pupils Drouais, Girodet, G�rard, and Gros. Written by a major art historian, it interprets in and new and original way the relationships between these men and the paintings they created.

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This fascinating and elegant book tells the story of five painters at the center of events in Revolutionary France: Jacques Louis-David and his extraordinarily precocious pupils Drouais, Girodet, G�rard, and Gros. Written by a major art historian, it interprets in and new and original way the relationships between these men and the paintings they created.

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David Reed
Emulation is one of the most memorable books of the decade.
Artforum

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300072747
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.89(h) x 0.92(d)

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