From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David, and Ingres

From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David, and Ingres

by Pierre Rosenberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691009186
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 05/08/2000
Series: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Pierre Rosenberg has been president and director of the Musée du Louvre since 1994. A member of the Académie française, he has published extensively on painting and drawing of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and has organized numerous exhibitions throughout the world. In collaboration with Louis-Antoine Prat, he has published catalogues raisonnés of the drawings of Poussin and Watteau and is undertaking similar publications for Fragonard, David, and Ingres.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION ix

CHAPTER 1 Five Exceptional Artists 2

CHAPTER 2 The Drawings: Their Histories, Techniques, and Themes 26

CHAPTER 3 Practice and Idea 66

CHAPTER 4 On the Attribution and Dating of the Drawings 96

CHAPTER 5 Drawing and Money 144

CHAPTER 6 Drawing and Design 176

NOTES 211

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 234

INDEX 238

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