The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth-Century France

The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth Century France The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth Century France is the first study in over a century devoted to the creation of one of the most important European institutions of art the French

  • Title: The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth-Century France
  • Author: Paul Duro
  • ISBN: 9780521495011
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth Century France is the first study in over a century devoted to the creation of one of the most important European institutions of art, the French Academie Royale Founded in the mid 1600s, the Academy institutionalized the discourse around painting and remained a decisive influence until the close of the nineteenth centThe Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth Century France is the first study in over a century devoted to the creation of one of the most important European institutions of art, the French Academie Royale Founded in the mid 1600s, the Academy institutionalized the discourse around painting and remained a decisive influence until the close of the nineteenth century In the process of forging an identity for itself, the Academy redefined almost every aspect of art the nature of art training, the sources of patronage, the social standing of the artist, and the place of the arts in national life.

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