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Piety and Politics: Imaging Divine Kingship in Louis XIV's Chapel at Versailles

Martha Mel Stumberg Edmunds - Architecture - 2002 - 318 pages
"This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of Louis XIV's magnificent final chapel at Versailles, completed in 1710 near the end of his long reign (1643-1715 ...
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Sculpture and Enlightenment

Erika Naginski - Art - 2009 - 325 pages
This pioneering book chronicles the transformation of public art in eighteenth-century France. Erika Naginski appraises how the Enlightenment art of res publica intersected ...
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Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Origins of the Modern Museum in ...

Andrew McClellan - Architecture - 1994 - 289 pages
A narrative history of the founding of the Louvre that also explores the ideological underpinnings, pedagogical aims, and aesthetic criteria of this, the first great national ...
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The French Academy: Classicism and Its Antagonists

June Ellen Hargrove - Art - 1990 - 231 pages
This collection of essays by an international group of scholars examines the relationship between the classical ideal and the institution of the French Academy over three ...
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Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-century Europe

Charlotte Chastel-Rousseau - Art - 2011 - 214 pages
This is the first in-depth study of the major role played by royal monuments in the public space of expanding cities across eighteenth-century Europe. Using the royal monuments ...
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