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  • ISBN: 9780300047479
  • ISBN10: 0300047479

Art and Politics of the Second Empire: The Universal Expositions of 1855 and 1867

by Mainardi, Patricia A

  • List Price: $37.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publish date: 02/01/1990
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In this book, Patricia Mainardi presents a new analysis of the major shift in nineteenth-century art from large public to small private works by examining the political and institutional factors that were in effect. Mainardi brings to life the complex institutional world of official art in the mid- to late-nineteenth century, presenting the relevant individual personalities, group interests, conflicts, and shift in a policy with clarity and detail. Writing in a lively, often witty style, she throws much new light on such subjects as the decline of history painting, the rise and eventual triumph of genre painting, the influence exerted in France by the art of England, Belgium, and Germany, and the inevitable collapse of the official exhibition system.
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U.S.A. : Yale University Press. 1990. F Second Printing. S Paperback. Very Good. Solid used copy, has some ink underlining and notes to text.
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4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. An analysis of the major shift in nineteenth-century
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1990. Second printing. Paperback, 8vo. 247pp. with illustrations throughout. Very good. Scuffing and soil to extremities of wraps, else fine.
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White quarto; viii, 247 p: illus; 26 cm. Eclecticism in art--France--Art--Political aspects--History--19th century--Napoleon, III--Art patronage.
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