Pantheon de La Guerre: Reconfiguring a Panorama of the Great War

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In its day it was, quite simply, the world's largest painting. The Pantheon de la Guerre was a cyclorama the size of a football field, featuring 5,000 full-length portraits of prominent figures from World War I--a painting that blatantly sought to arouse patriotic fervor in its viewers. This book traces that work's shifting fortunes during its unlikely journey from Great War Paris to cold war Kansas City and examines the continuing journeys of its fragments in the world's art markets. Mark Levitch has written the first ...

Pantheon de La Guerre: Reconfiguring a Panorama of the Great War 2006, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826216786

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