Collecting Modern Art in Pre-revolutionary Paris
By (author) Colin B. Bailey
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Patriotic Taste by Colin B. Bailey
Book DescriptionColin B. Bailey explains why a taste for modern art emerged at this time and how it was encouraged and fostered. Examining the relationship between artist and patron, he discusses the degree of influence these enlightened patrons and collectors expected to exercise when new works were being commissioned. Bailey shows that collectors of 18th-century French painting seem not to have made rigid distinctions between the various genres or styles of the Academy's practitioners. Instead, history paintings and genre paintings, both rococo and neo-classical, were exhibited proudly on their walls as superb examples of the French School.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300089868
(254mm x 190mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Colin B. Bailey
Brothers Le Nain, Hardback (June 2016)
A beautiful volume that brings to light the forgotten Le Nain brothers, a trio of 17th-century French master painters who specialized in portraiture, religious subjects, and scenes of everyday peasant life
Renoir, Hardback (April 2016)
Celebrates one of the giants of French Impressionism with luxurious, large-format images
Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Hardback (November 2009)» View all books by Colin B. Bailey
The Walter and Lee Annenberg Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, watercolours, and drawings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art comprises one of the remarkable groupings of avantgarde works from the mid-19th to the early 20th century. This book presents 55 masterworks by such luminaries as Manet, Degas, Morisot, and others.
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Author Biography - Colin B. Bailey
Colin B. Bailey, chief curator at The Frick Collection, New York, is also the author of Renoir's Portraits: Impressions of an Age, published by Yale University Press.
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