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Regulating the Académie

Alternative title:
art, rules and power in ancien régime France
Abstract:

The acclaimed Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture, the second oldest academy in France, was abolished in 1793. Whilst a number of studies have explored the drama of its dissolution, often associated with a speech by former member Jacques-Louis David, this outcome can only be fully understood in the context of the evolving governance of the institution.
In this groundbreaking work, Reed Benhamou provides the first comprehensive examination of the codes and practices of the ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation
Publication date:
2017-11-30
ISBN:
9780729409728
Language:
English
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Source identifiers:
9780729409728
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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