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Citizens and Kings: Portraits in the Age of Revolution 1760-1830

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Portraiture was at a crossroads from 17701830, a period when the influence of monarchs and aristocrats waned in favor of the new pioneers of democracy. This beautifully illustrated catalogue traces the evolving presentation of the portrait sitter, with sumptuous full-color reproductions of works by masters presented alongside lesser-known but equally intriguing pieces. An international team of scholars provides valuable information on sitters as well as artists, plus discussions of key works from the Enlightenment and revolutionary period.

About the Author

Sébastien Allard is Curator of Paintings at the Musée du Louvre, Paris.Robert Rosenblum is professor of fine arts at New York University.Guilhem Scherf is Curator of Eighteenth-Century Sculpture at the Musée du Louvre.MaryAnne Stevens is Acting Collections Secretary and Senior Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781903973233
Publisher:
Royal Academy of Arts
Subject:
European
Author:
Rosenblum, Robert
Author:
Stevens, Maryanne
Author:
Scherf, Guilhem
Author:
Allard, Sebastien
Subject:
Art; portraits; European history
Subject:
History
Subject:
Portrait sculpture
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Human Figure
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Series Volume:
Portraits in the Age
Publication Date:
May 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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