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Title Paris : life & luxury in the eighteenth century / edited by Charissa Bremer-David ; with essays by Charissa Bremer-David [and others]

Publ Info Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  DC715 .P2546 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiii, 150 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Note Published to accompany an exhibition on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Apr. 26-Aug. 7, 2011, and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Sept. 18-Dec. 10, 2011
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: in defense of luxury / Charissa Bremer-David -- About time: the hours of the day in eighteenth-century Paris / Charissa Bremer-David -- A new interiority: the architecture of privacy in eighteenth-century Paris / Joan DeJean -- Dressing to impress: the morning toilette and the fabrication of femininity / Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell -- Perfectibility and its foreign causes: reading for self-improvement in eighteenth-century Paris / Peter Björn Kerber -- Enchanted night: decoration, sociability, and visuality after dark / Mimi Hellman -- Critical bibliography and exhibition object list / compiled by Kira d'Alburquerque, Emily Beeny, and Grace Chuang
LC subject Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Exhibitions
Luxury -- Exhibitions
Art objects, Rococo -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions
Art objects, French -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions
Add Author Bremer-David, Charissa
J. Paul Getty Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
ISBN 9781606060520 (hardcover)
160606052X (hardcover)