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- Cambridge University Press
In this highly original book Norman Bryson applied 'structuralist' and 'post-structuralist' approaches to French Romantic Painting. He considers the work of David, Ingres and Delacroix as artists who found themselves within an artistic tradition that had nothing creative to offer them.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Studies in French Series , #5|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Tradition and its discontents; 2. David and the problem of inheritance; 3. Mortal sight: The Oath of the Horatii; 4. Visionary delays: Ingres in the atelier of David; 5. Tradition and desire; 6. Desire in the Bourbon library; Epilogue; Notes; Index.