Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Louis Prieur, Revolutionary Artists: The Public, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution / Edition 1

Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Louis Prieur, Revolutionary Artists: The Public, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution / Edition 1

by Warren Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791442888

ISBN-13: 9780791442883

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: State University of New York Press

By offering a comparative study of Jacques-Louis David, the most famous artist of the French Revolution, and Jean-Louis Prieur, a little-known illustrator, this book tracks the political careers of the two artists and offers new insights to the relationship between the arts and the politics of the French Revolution.  See more details below

Overview

By offering a comparative study of Jacques-Louis David, the most famous artist of the French Revolution, and Jean-Louis Prieur, a little-known illustrator, this book tracks the political careers of the two artists and offers new insights to the relationship between the arts and the politics of the French Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791442883
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Public and the Populace
Pt. 1Jean-Louis Prieur, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution
1The Paris Insurrection
2Jean-Louis Prieur and the Tableaux historiques: Images of the Paris Insurrection
3Jean-Louis Prieur and the Tableaux historiques: August 1789 to September 1792
Pt. 2Jacques-Louis David and the Public: Rousseau, Robespierre Revolutionary Images, and Revolutionary Festivals
4Robespierre and the People
5David and the Tennis Court Oath
6Robespierre, David, and Revolutionary Festivals
Conclusion: David, Prieur, and the Tragedy of the French Revoultion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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