The Art of Louis-Leopold Boilly: Modern Life in Napoleonic France

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Boilly has long been recognized as the most significant painter of everyday life in Napoleonic France, one whose portraits and genre scenes provide delightful illustrations of the period. In this book Susan Siegfried argues that Boilly's paintings should be read not just for their documentary detail but also for their wider cultural significance--for the light they shed on social and sexual tensions of the era. According to Siegfried, Boilly viewed the Revolution not as a political event but as a force that redefined ...

The Art of Louis-Leopold Boilly: Modern Life in Napoleonic France 1995, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300063325

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The Art of Louis-Leopold Boilly: Modern Life in Napoleonic France 1995, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300066692

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