Empress Eugenie and the Arts: Politics and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Empress Eugenie and the Arts: Politics and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

by Alison McQueen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138253728
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/26/2016
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alison McQueen is Professor of Art History at McMaster University. She is author of The Rise of the Cult of Rembrandt: Reinventing an Old Master in Nineteenth-Century France (2003).

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Shaping a nation-state: the politics of piety, charity and education; Imperial identities: the 'ornament of the throne'; Collecting an imperial persona: collecting practices and intimate spaces; International diplomacy and transnationalism; Family, memory and dynastic nostalgia; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

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