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The Splendor of Ruins in French Landscape Painting, 1630-1800 Stephen D. Borys

The Splendor of Ruins in French Landscape Painting, 1630-1800

Stephen D. Borys

Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name organized
ISBN : 9780942946048
Hardcover
190 pages
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name organized by the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, this volume presents French landscape paintings that depict, or at least include, ancient ruins. The catalog includes 36MorePublished in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name organized by the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, this volume presents French landscape paintings that depict, or at least include, ancient ruins. The catalog includes 36 paintings by 18 artists, as well as essays on the pastoral landscape, documenting ruins, and classical building types and motifs in French landscape paintings. A short biography of the artist, and notes on the paintings provenance and themes accompany each high-quality full page color reproduction. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR