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Delacroix and the matter of finish / Eik Kahng ; with essays by Marc Gotlieb, Michèle Hannoosh.

Kahng, Eik, 1963- Delacroix and the matter of finish, (curator.). Gotlieb, Marc. Delacroix's pedagogical desire. (Added Author). Hannoosh, Michele, 1954- Delacroix and the ends of civilizations. (Added Author). Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Added Author). Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Ala.) (Added Author).

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 759.4 DELACROIX (Text) 33946002881998 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300199444 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0300199449 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 165 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Santa Barbara Museum of Art, [2013]
  • Distributor: New Haven, Connecticut : Distributed by Yale University Press

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General Note: Issued in connection with an exhibition held October 27, 2013-January 26, 2014, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California; and February 23, 2013-May 18, 2014, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Delacroix and the Matter of Finish / Eik Kahng -- Delacroix's pedagogical desire / Marc Gotlieb -- Delacroix and the ends of civilizations / Michèle Hannoosh.
Summary, etc.: "This groundbreaking publication centers on a previously unknown variation of Eugène Delacroix's (1798-1863) dramatic masterpiece The Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, published here for the first time. This book offers a compelling reassessment of the relationship of the artist, widely consider a primary exemplar of Romanticism, to Neoclassical themes, as demonstrated by his life-long fascination with the death of Marcus Aurelius. Through this investigation, the authors reinterpret Delacroix's lineage to such fellow artists as Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) and Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). Playing on the various interpretations of the word "finish," the book also offers a fascinating account of Delacroix's famously troubled collaboration with his studio assistants, his conflicted feelings about pedagogy, and his preoccupation with the fate of civilizations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863 > Exhibitions.
Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863 > Criticism and interpretation.
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 > Art > Exhibitions.
Romanticism in art > France > Exhibitions.
Neoclassicism (Art) > France > Exhibitions.
ART / Individual Artists / Monographs.
ART / History / Romanticism.
ART / Criticism & Theory.

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