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Author Johnson, Dorothy, 1950-

Title David to Delacroix : the rise of romantic mythology / Dorothy Johnson

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  N7760 .J64 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  N7760 .J64 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  N7760 .J64 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 233 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Series Bettie Allison Rand lectures in art history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction. David and the rise of romantic mythology -- Eros and the origins of art : Girodet's mythic meditations -- From Eros to Thanatos : the mapping of the mythological body -- Ingres and the enigma -- Mythological madness and the feminine : from Gros's suicidal Sappho to Delacroix's murderous Medea -- Conclusion. The continuum of myth
LC subject Mythology, Classical, in art
Romanticism in art -- France
Psychology and art -- France
Art, French -- 18th century -- Themes, motives
Art, French -- 19th century -- Themes, motives
ISBN 9780807834510 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834513 (cloth : alk. paper)