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

A comparative study of the French Revolution's most famous artist and a little-known illustrator.

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

Overview

A comparative study of the French Revolution's most famous artist and a little-known illustrator.

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

PART ONE: Jean-Louis Prieur, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution

1. The Paris Insurrection

2. Jean-Louis Prieur and the Tableaux historiques: Images of the Paris Insurrection

3. Jean-Louis Prieur and the Tableaux historiques: August 1789 to September 1792

PART TWO: Jacques-Louis David and the Public: Rousseau, Robespierre, Revolutionary Images, and Revolutionary Festivals

4. Robespierre and the People

5. David and the Tennis Court Oath

6. Robespierre, David, and Revolutionary Festivals

Conclusion: David, Prieur, and the Tragedy of the French Revolution

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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