The Expression of the Passions: The Origin and Influence of Charles Le Brun`s "Conference sur l`expression generale et particuliere" by Jennifer Montagu, Charles Le Brun |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Expression of the Passions: The Origin and Influence of Charles Le Brun`s

The Expression of the Passions: The Origin and Influence of Charles Le Brun`s "Conference sur l`expression generale et particuliere"

by Jennifer Montagu, Charles Le Brun
     
 
In 1688, Charles Le Brun, a French academician, delivered a lecture on expression that was so popular it was published in sixty-three separate editions and influenced all discussion of the subject throughout Europe for over a century. This book reconstructs and translates the text of the lecture, explores the context in which it was conceived, delivered, received,

Overview

In 1688, Charles Le Brun, a French academician, delivered a lecture on expression that was so popular it was published in sixty-three separate editions and influenced all discussion of the subject throughout Europe for over a century. This book reconstructs and translates the text of the lecture, explores the context in which it was conceived, delivered, received, and finally rejected, and reproduces the images that accompanied the lecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300058918
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.93(d)

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