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Author Johnson, Dorothy, 1950-

Title David to Delacroix [electronic resource] : the rise of romantic mythology / Dorothy Johnson.

Imprint Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 233 p. : ill.
Series Bettie Allison Rand lectures in art history
Bettie Allison Rand lectures in art history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. David and the rise of romantic mythology -- Eros and the origins of art : Girodet's mythic meditations -- From Eros to Thanatos : the mapping of the mythological body -- Ingres and the enigma -- Mythological madness and the feminine : from Gros's suicidal Sappho to Delacroix's murderous Medea -- Conclusion. The continuum of myth.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mythology, Classical, in art.
Romanticism in art -- France.
Psychology and art -- France.
Art, French -- 18th century -- Themes, motives.
Art, French -- 19th century -- Themes, motives.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807834510 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807877753 (e-book)

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