Napoleon and History Painting: Antoine-Jean Gros's la Bataille d'Eylau

Napoleon and History Painting: Antoine-Jean Gros's la Bataille d'Eylau

by Christopher Prendergast
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198174225

ISBN-13: 9780198174226

Pub. Date: 09/24/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph. It uses the example of Gros to examine a more general crisis of history painting at a time (the Napoleonic period) of major political and cultural transition.  See more details below

Overview

This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph. It uses the example of Gros to examine a more general crisis of history painting at a time (the Napoleonic period) of major political and cultural transition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198174226
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/24/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Questions of detail
2. Legitimization crisis
3. The moment of history painting
4. Painting war
5. Art and the state
6. Painting war II: La Bataille d'Eylau.
7. World history on horseback.
Bibliography
Index

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