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David to Delacroix, Walter Friedlaender
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Author:    Walter Friedlaender

Title:   David to Delacroix

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Very Good

Publisher:    Harvard University Press March 1974

ISBN Number:    0674194012 / 9780674194014

Seller ID:   125607

Contents pristine, light age toning to covers, original price sticker

An Eighth Day View:

This renowned study follows the evolution of French painting from the Revolution through the Napoleonic era. Beginning with David's revolutionary classicism, Friedlaender scrutinizes the work of early-nineteenth-century artists against the background of their times. He reveals the baroque tendencies diffused into the art of Prudhon and the same predisposition, mixed with a strong realism, in the work of Géricault.

Two distinct trends appear, deriving from Pussin and Rubens. The author follows the styles as they mature, and represents their consumation in two great masters--the refined and abstract classicism of Ingres and the baroque of Delacroix with its flamboyant colorism and exotic subjects.

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