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Author Wilson-Smith, Timothy.

Title Napoleon and his artists / Timothy Wilson-Smith.

Imprint London : Constable, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.44 WIL    Available
Description xxx, 306 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 295-297.
Contents The first French revolutions -- The Republic becomes dictatorial -- The art of becoming a hero -- Le style Directoire (1795-9) -- From First Consul to Emperor -- Imperial designers -- Imperial fashion and the painters' models -- Imperial artists: painters and sculptors -- The Napoleonic Empire and the diffusion of Empire decor -- Continental blockade and the defeat of Empire style -- Denon and the art of conquest -- The failure of the Napoleonic Epic.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Influence.
Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- France -- Paris.
Art and state -- France -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0094761108 : $45.00

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