Gloria Victis!: Victors and Vanquished in French Art

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"Gloria Victis! Victors and Vanquished in French Art 1848-1910 This book focuses on the conflict between the old and the new in French painting and sculpture in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Modern art history has hailed the avant-garde as winners and labelled the academic artists losers. However "Gloria Victis! (Honour the Vanquished) allows victors and vanquished to meet in open dialogue over the changes in artistic taste through the ages. The last half of the nineteenth century witnessed the emergence of a ...

Gloria Victis!: Victors and Vanquished in French Art 2001, Skira Editore, Milan, Italy

ISBN-13: 9788881187010

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