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In this engrossing book, an internationally respected historian gives an account of contemporary representations of Louis XIV-in paintings, and engravings, medals and sculptures, plays, and ballets, and operas-to show how the making of a royal image illuminates the relationship between art and power.

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The money spent by the French government on the public image of Louis XIV was extensive and succeeded in making him into a god like figure. In this book the author gives an account of the contemporary representations of Louis XIV and illustrates the relationship between art and power.

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ISBN:
9780300059434
Author:
Burke, Peter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Burke, Peter
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Royalty
Subject:
France
Subject:
Louis 14th, king of france, 1638-1715
Subject:
General History
Subject:
POL040000
Subject:
World History-France
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
90 b/w illus.
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.25 in 1.1 pd

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"Synopsis" by , The money spent by the French government on the public image of Louis XIV was extensive and succeeded in making him into a god like figure. In this book the author gives an account of the contemporary representations of Louis XIV and illustrates the relationship between art and power.
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